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By Carl Bildt - Nov 21,2019
STOCKHOLM — Once again, the United States is undergoing the profound drama of presidential impeachment proceedings.
By Carl Bildt - Oct 21,2019
CANBERRA — Recent events in Syria have naturally raised two questions: Who lost the country? And where might the international community go from here?The first question is easier to answer. Looking back, Syria has probably been lost since the popular uprising in 2011.
By Carl Bildt - Apr 04,2019
STOCKHOLM — In August 1941, even before the United States had entered World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and US President Franklin D. Roosevelt met secretly off the coast of Newfoundland to discuss how the world could be organised after the war.
By Carl Bildt - Feb 24,2019
MUNICH — It was at the 2007 Munich Security Conference that Russian President Vladimir Putin first signalled a cooling of Russian-Western relations.
By Carl Bildt - Jan 21,2019
STOCKHOLM — Every now and then, a US political leader descends on Cairo to deliver an address outlining America’s policy objectives in the ever-challenging Middle East.
By Carl Bildt - Dec 20,2018
STOCKHOLM — Suddenly, the debate about creating a joint European Union army has gained real momentum.
By Carl Bildt - Oct 18,2018
STOCKHOLM — Having debarked from ports in western Sweden, military convoys from various NATO countries are crowding Swedish streets and prompting the police to issue traffic warnings.
By Carl Bildt - Aug 26,2018
STOCKHOLM — After a suspiciously sudden conversion, Russian President Vladimir Putin now claims to be worried about the fate of millions of refugees who have fled the carnage in Syria.
By Carl Bildt - Jul 19,2018
STOCKHOLM — What is left of NATO and the Trans-Atlantic order after US President Donald Trump’s tumultuous week in Brussels, the United Kingdom and Helsinki, where he defended Russian President Vladimir Putin against accusations of cyber warfare by America’s own intelligence agen
By Carl Bildt - Jul 03,2018
STOCKHOLM – One year after the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the country he led for 16 years seems to be struggling with whether or not to follow his legacy.For Kohl, Germany’s history and central position in Europe meant that it must never pursue national greatn



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