|Author (Person)||ter Haar, Barend|
|Publisher||Netherlands Institute of International Relations (Clingendael)|
|Series Title||Policy Brief|
|Series Details||September 2014|
|Publication Date||September 2014|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
The MH17 disaster makes clear that the Netherlands should look beyond its short term interests and develop a long term view on its relations with Ukraine and Russia.
Russia presents Western democracies with a strategic challenge, but the widespread support in Ukraine for democratization and rule of law presents them with a strategic opportunity that should not be squandered. That requires deeper and longer term investment in international cooperation.
|Countries / Regions||Europe, Netherlands, Romania, Ukraine|