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EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks about the Russian energy company Gazprom in Brussels on April 22. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

EU Antitrust Charges Open New Front Against Gazprom

The Russian energy giant's influence is weakening in Europe and at home. Read more…

The Mechanics of NATO's Collective Self-Defense

The North Atlantic Treaty sets the stage for collective self-defense, but intended weaknesses in the language of the treaty and the procedural mechanics behind it cause intervention to be defined by individual interests. Read more…

Kiev's Independence Square is seen looking through an EU flag in March 2014. (YURIY DYACHYSHYN/AFP/Getty Images)

Divisions Will Delay an EU Decision on Russia Sanctions

Differing needs and interests among EU member states are leading to disagreement on whether to continue sanctioning Russia. Read more…