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The World After the INF Treaty: Time to Let European Leaders in on the Game?

... Control Andrey Kortunov: The Domino Effect: America’s Withdrawal from the INF Treaty and Its Ramifications Few of us remember how negotiations on the Iranian nuclear programme began. In October 2003, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Dominique de Villepin and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Joschka Fischer approached President of Iran Mohammad Khatami in an attempt to persuade him to comply with IAEA requirements and also to provide him with guarantees that his country’s right to develop the peaceful atom would be respected. The ...


European Union Is Back in the Game

... and support for leaders and political parties always go up and down. This is nothing new for Germany and France. Strong countries are strong because they strive for continuity in their domestic and foreign policies. For Berlin and Paris, and for the FranceGermany tandem, the European project has always been and always will be a top priority. The deterioration of the international situation cuts both ways. It does not so much create difficulties for the European Union as it pushes it towards bolstering its unity and independence ...


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