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Eye on Europe

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


The dire situation in Greece and turmoil in Turkey are making the current refugee deal unsustainable.


Europe’s social democrats, the SPD in particular, need the courage of their convictions.


President-elect Trump’s relationship with Putin is likely to run into obstacles.


Will France fall to the West’s populist surge, too?


The British High Court ruling in support of parliamentary sovereignty is giving Theresa May’s government a headache or two.


The CETA debacle points to a hard Brexit.


The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project is in danger of being derailed.


What the EURO 2016 soccer championship tells us about the state Europe is in.


The EU-Turkey deal on refugees is fundamentally flawed.


David Cameron’s EU deal is more than it seems.


Angela Merkel keeps pushing for a European solution to the refugee crisis, but discord remains.


A conversation with the OSCE Secretary-General on the international organization’s strengths and weaknesses.


Europe’s new year has started ignominiously – and fears are growing about whether the continent will be able to manage the refugee crisis.

Berlin has emerged as the continent’s de facto leader – but what does this mean in 21st century Europe?


The giant consensus machine that is the EU is still running smoothly enough, but Europe – and Greece – will continue to suffer from the euro’s flawed construction.


Germany is facing intense criticism for its handling of the Greek crisis. However, few remember the obstacles the Merkel government had to overcome to reach an agreement with Athens and keep the eurozone together.