By Ronald Asmus Russian President Vladimir Putin’s bellicose speech at the Munich security conference on Feb. 10 has caused some to revive their arguments against enlarging NATO. The policy was wrongheaded because it produced the nationalist policies that emanate from Moscow today, they say. NATO expansion was a bad idea, they argue, because it enraged […]
By Ronald Asmus Russia is back, not as the democratic partner we had hoped for, but as an increasingly authoritarian actor eager to advance its own values and interests abroad. AP panelist Ronald D. Asmus calls for a new transatlantic Eastern Policy in Die Zeit on February 1, 2007.
By Ronald Asmus German Marshall Fund of the US The fifth and final Riga Paper, this work consists of four essays contributed by authors from Israel, the Persian Gulf, Australia and Japan. These authors explore what their countries might expect from the Alliance in the future as NATO seeks to develop a new concept of […]
By Ronald Asmus German Marshall Fund of the US Just as NATO reinvented itself after the Cold War in the 1990s, it is time for the Alliance to reinvent itself again in the post-9/11 world. NATO must become a more global Alliance, one that takes it to countries and regions beyond the European heartland and […]
By Ronald Asmus German Marshall Fund of the US Edited by Ronald Asmus with a forward by Javier Solana, this book presents concrete ideas of what a more ambitious and forward leaning strategy for the Black Sea could and should be. It consists of contributions from a number of expert authors from the United States, […]