Following the rejection of Theresa May’s Brexit plan by a devastating majority of 230 votes in the House of Commons, the Prime Minister (PM) had to face a vote of no-confidence. May welcomed the decision saying, “the house has spoken and the governme...
Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
How an international NGO in Vienna provides a safe space for diplomacy on nuclear issues. “Diplomacy,” said Winston Churchill, “is the art of telling plain truths without giving offense.” Britain’s wartime prime minister understood better than most how diplomats frequently needed to avoid straight talk in order to maintain good relations. This is especially true […]
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When Russian President Vladimir Putin touched down in Vienna with a 30-minute delay on Tuesday, the military guard of honor stood ready, waiting in the blistering heat in the courtyard of Vienna’s imperial palace. The red carpet was rolled out, ...
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