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Eye on Europe

Views and insights from around the “old continent” and the European Union’s engine room in Brussels


With just ten days until the French election, firebrand Mélenchon has shaken up the race.


The referendum in Turkey will likely mark the end of the Kemalist era.


Threatening war against Spain over the future of Gibraltar, the Brexiteers’ inflated self-regard has seeped into the military sphere.


The six countries of the Western Balkans need the EU’s full attention.


As the Brexit process begins the British government finds it has few friends left.


Things look grim for the European Union, but all is not lost yet.


The London attack should not terrify us.


Russia has gotten the upper hand in the Eurovision propaganda war.


The EU-Turkey agreement has stopped the flow of refugees, but solved little.


Geert Wilders did not win the Dutch election. But its lessons are still worrisome.


The Brexit vote was supposed to reestablish parliamentary sovereignty. It has done the opposite.


If Macron is Europe’s savior, does that make him Britain’s nightmare?


The old guard threatens the anti-corruption drive in Romania, provoking mass protests.


Angela Merkel, seeking close ties with Warsaw, risks unwittingly furthering Poland’s leap to the right.


Ahead in the polls, hard-right leader Marine Le Pen faces a Catch-22.


Günter Verheugen and Elmar Brok on the state of the European Union and the challenges presented by the Trump presidency.