Carl Bildt

Carl Bildt is a former prime minister of Sweden and a contributing columnist for The Post.
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La mejor forma de contrarrestar las amenazas nucleares de Putin

¿Vladimir Putin va a utilizar las bombas nucleares de Rusia como parte de su esfuerzo por subyugar a Ucrania en la guerra? Hoy hay razones para tomarse la amenaza más en serio.

October 10, 2022

This is best way to counter Putin’s nuclear threats

The West needs to reinforce a policy of deterrence.

October 10, 2022

These conditions could end the war in Ukraine, but they won’t happen soon

The country will need large investments and support, but progress won’t be possible or enough without security.

July 18, 2022

All eyes are on Ukraine, but another crisis is brewing in Iran

Already burdened by Russia's war to the east, Europe needs a nuclear deal, not conflict, with Tehran.

May 17, 2022

Are Sweden and Finland moving to apply for NATO membership?

There is no way back to a past of illusionary neutrality.

March 16, 2022

A prolonged war in Ukraine could transform Europe

We have seen the previously unthinkable rapidly become the politically necessary throughout Europe.

March 1, 2022

Why Putin’s gamble on Ukraine is insane

Putin is sometimes seen as a master strategist, but he has a long record of misjudging Ukraine policy.

January 28, 2022

It’s time to let Russia know once and for all that Ukraine is off limits

An attack against Ukraine would devastating to the European order.

December 6, 2021

Why the arrest of an ex-president may be one crisis too many for Georgia

A country's battered democratic institutions face a fresh test.

October 3, 2021

The U.S. and Europe must be ready to stand up to any Russian aggression in Ukraine

Putin must understand there will be severe consequences if there’s further aggression against Ukraine.

April 13, 2021