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Leadership for Global Security: Can Germany be an Honest Broker?

2020 is a turbulent year and global leadership is in short supply. But as the United States is focused inwards, the UK is hampered by Brexit, France is in perennial economic crisis, and China and Russia are engaged in promoting their own political priorities. Can Germany fill the void?..
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The UAE-Israel Normalization Agreement: Business Opportunities and Geopolitical Implications

The normalization promotes new opportunities for investments in Israel and the UAE, removing political barriers that may have hindered past region-wide cooperation...
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The UAE-Israel Normalization Agreement: Looking at the Underlying Motivations

In seeking a normalization agreement with one of the most influential and technologically advanced Arab countries, Israel has sought to establish a new paradigm, in which its regional relations and integration are not necessarily preconditioned on progress in the Palestinian peace track or pan-Arab ideological solidarity...
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The UAE-Israel Agreement to Normalize Relations: A New Middle East?

Israeli and Emirati officials are to meet in the coming weeks and sign agreements constituting this “Abraham Accord,” regarding issues such as the establishment of direct flights, investments and trade, technology and health cooperation, and the opening of embassies, among other topics...
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Dinner Party Diplomacy

Press conferences are like dinner parties: you can get all the ingredients right and plan like mad, but you can never absolutely predict whether stuff gets thrown, egos are bruised and it all ends in tears. ..
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Briefing: Trump and Putin Officially Meet

This week’s bilateral meeting offers the U.S. president the opportunity to remake his Russia policy on the spot and, potentially, to help redefine his relationship with Russia for the public as well...
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