Fear of Prolonged U.S.-China Trade War Rattles Markets
Some financial analysts warned that if trade talks between the countries collapse—and tariffs remain high—the global economy could move toward recession.
Huawei Ban Takes Effect
The U.S. ban of Huawei escalates the trade war with China, government and opposition representatives for Venezuela return to the negotiating table, and U.S. lawmakers fear skewed intelligence on Iran.
Estonia’s Natural Experiment in Fighting Right-Wing Populism
Two models have emerged for dealing with a new nationalist government—but it’s not clear which will prove more effective.
Don’t Believe the Russian Hype
Moscow’s missile capabilities in the Baltic Sea region are not nearly as dangerous as they seem.
The Danske Bank Scandal Is the Tip of the Iceberg
Financial institutions and the governments that regulate them aren’t doing nearly enough to prevent money laundering.
Europe Should Look to What the United States Does—Not What Trump Says
Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Estonia’s former president, on what to make of U.S. foreign policy toward Russia.
NATO’s Little Noticed but Important New Aggressive Stance on Cyber Weapons
Not many people noticed it, but last month, NATO made a dramatic change in its cyber policy.
Russia’s Neighbors Respond to Putin’s ‘Hybrid War’
Baltic and Nordic countries turn to education as much as military hardware to counter Moscow’s hybrid threats.
Russia’s Hybrid Warriors Got the White House. Now They’re Coming for America’s Town Halls.
Moscow knows that activists, religious groups, and NGOs are democracy’s soft underbelly.
During Whirlwind Week in Washington, VP Pence Comforts East European Allies
What White House infighting?
Qatar Goes to Kuwait, Estonia Takes Over, Trump Tweets and Travels: The Weekend Behind, the Week Ahead
What you might have missed in past few days — and what to watch in the days to come.
For a Russia-Friendly Town, Eastern Europeans Love Trump’s Washington
The Trump administration offered a bear hug to Moscow. But the countries that should have scared the most are thrilled with Trump so far.
10 Years After the Landmark Attack on Estonia, Is the World Better Prepared for Cyber Threats?
In some ways, yes. In others, not nearly enough.
Five Ways You Can Celebrate Estonia’s National Day
Because you only celebrate a 99th anniversary once.
Everyone in Europe Needs to Take a Deep, Calming Breath
We don't yet know how the president-elect will behave in office. Meanwhile, the present state of hysteria could make things worse.
Baltic States Come Out Swinging After Trump Says He Might Abandon NATO
Baltic leaders are not amused by Donald Trump's suggestion he would abandon Baltic states.
If Russia Started a War in the Baltics, NATO Would Lose — Quickly
War games show NATO’s eastern flank is vulnerable. To deter Moscow, the United States will need to deploy heavy armor on a large scale, a new study says.
For Mother Russia’s Former States, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
Amid heightened tensions between Russia and Estonia, Tallinn confirmed on Thursday that plans are in the works to build a fence between the two countries.