Peace and Security

Hard vs. Soft Power

written by March 31, 2014
By Elizabeth Pond Risks and rewards in the international battle over the future of Ukraine Russian President Vladimir Putin is gambling that his superior short-term...

Merkel Shows Her Mettle

written by March 24, 2014
By Elizabeth Pond Reacting to Crimean annexation, Merkel sets a hard line precedent It was not inevitable that Angela Merkel would become Europe's geopolitical as...