Up in Arms
Greece’s already embattled government stumbles into fresh controversy.
Same Procedure as Every Year, Sigmar!
The German foreign policy community is starting to sound repetitive.
The 1967 Harmel Report is as relevant as ever for NATO’s strategic thinking.
“We Should Stop Over-Promising”
A discussion of a loaded issue, at least in France and Eastern Europe – the future of the EU’s posted workers directive.
Home, Not Alone
Germany is facing a new nexus of foreign and domestic politics.
An Impassable Sea
After a disastrous day in Brussels, Theresa May has three options.
Not Part of the Club
There’s been talk recently about Romania’s relationship with the Visegrád Group. Don’t expect it to become a member soon.
Europe’s Chance in Africa
Brexit provides an opportunity for the EU to forge a new Africa strategy at the African Union-European Union summit in Côte d’Ivoire.
The Catalan bid to secede has run aground. This is due to Madrid’s determination, but also to the mistakes of an independence movement intent …
Words Don’t Come Easy: “protiv vsekh”
The Russian hashtag #protivvsekh, or “against everyone,” is Ksenia Sobchak’s presidential campaign slogan. But it seems everyone is against the controversial reality TV diva, …
Calm Before the Storm?
The right-wing populist Alternative für Deutschland, or AfD, has struck a more moderate tone in Germany’s parliament than expected. But there is still plenty …
Close-Up: Robert Biedroń
The mayor of Słupsk, a small city in northern Poland, has made a name for himself as a rising left-wing star fighting a tide …
Cutting Off Its Nose to Spite Its Face
Poland‘s Law and Justice (PiS) party has made no secret of its skepticism of the European Union. But if the rest of Europe moves …
Budapest has been ever-more confrontational, refusing to accept a European Court ruling over refugees and ranting against Hungarian-born financier George Soros. But a rift …
Europe by Numbers: Mamma Mia!
Opinion polls show the center-right in the lead, with the populist Five Star Movement not far behind.
Waiting for Berlin
Emmanuel Macron was hoping Germany would embrace his vision for reforming Europe. So far he’s got no response.