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By Javier Solana - Jul 24,2022
MADRID  —  Last month’s NATO summit in Madrid was a resounding success, demonstrating the West’s enduring resolve to stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin over his war on Ukraine.
By Javier Solana - Jun 26,2022
MADRID — At the end of June, 25 years after Madrid last hosted a NATO summit, the Spanish capital will again be the scene of a new chapter in European security. And Europe, for the most part, will have to be the protagonist.
By Javier Solana - Apr 28,2022
MADRID — Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to change the course of history. But his plan, a war against Ukraine aimed at partly redressing the Soviet Union’s dissolution, which he called “the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the twentieth century”, is doomed to fail.
By Javier Solana - Dec 21,2021
 MADRID — Liberal democracy is still alive, but showing clear signs of weakness.
By Javier Solana - Nov 24,2021
MADRID — Ever since then-US national security adviser Henry Kissinger visited China in 1971, engagement with the People’s Republic has been a fundamental feature of US diplomacy.
By Javier Solana - Oct 09,2021
MADRID — “We face the greatest cascade of crises in our lifetimes”, United Nations Secretary General António Guterres declared in his speech at the opening of the UN General Assembly’s high-level meeting for leaders of its 193 member countries.
By Javier Solana - Sep 11,2021
MADRID — Twenty years ago, the September 11 terrorist attacks shocked the world. “We are all American” became a global slogan of solidarity. Suddenly, the West’s post-Cold War invulnerability had been exposed as an illusion.
By Javier Solana - Aug 31,2021
MADRID — The narrative is becoming a trope: The United States and China are locked in a battle for global supremacy in myriad fields such as technology, commerce, defence, cyber space and even outer space.
By Javier Solana - Jun 26,2021
MADRID — US President Joe Biden’s first international tour felt like a breath of fresh air.
By Javier Solana - May 19,2021
MADRID — In early 1981, a few days before Jimmy Carter handed over the US presidency to Ronald Reagan, a short story on page 13 of The New YorkTimes mentioned a report from the Council on Environmental Quality.



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