Ivan Krastev

Bulgaria

Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia 

He is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna. A founding board member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Board of Trustees of The International Crisis Group and a contributing opinion writer for the International New York Times.

His latest books in English are: After Europe (2017); Democracy Disrupted. The Global Politics on Protest (2014); In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don't Trust Our Leaders? (2013).

Materials

Understanding Uneasy Nation-Building Process in Post-Communist Europe
17.03.2016
Moscow is right to insist that the West is not doing much to understand how Russians feel about the post-Cold War world.

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German Paradox: How the Refugee Crisis Makes Merkel Stronger
15.01.2016
Merkel’s EU critics come to realize that any kind of “war” on Merkel can end up very badly for the European Union.

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UN Security Council: Veto Option Does More Good Than Bad
07.10.2015
Those who argue that the rising power of the international public opinion is the strong argument against the preservation of the veto power are in fact wrong.

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How to Be a “Normal” Great Power?
24.10.2013
Would the world necessarily be a better place if America returns to normal and bases its foreign policy solely on the national interest? Is President Putin not concerned that in a world of

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Ivan Krastev on Europe's Four Crises
19.10.2017
Ivan Krastev, Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Bulgaria talks about Europe's crises and the challenge that its values face going forward.

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Ivan Krastev: It Is Time to Start De-Escalation Between Russia and the West
05.12.2016
Valdai is contributing to serious discussions, it creates a special atmosphere, not when one person is going to say something, then the other person is going to say something, which is a common place

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