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Dave Keating
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is an American journalist based in Brussels covering European politics for France24.

The 16+1 partnership between Eastern European countries and China became the 17+1 on Friday after Greece joined.


Talk of moral hazard and contagion are back at EU emergency summits. Sound familiar?


By fielding a seven-person team of EU election candidates, Europe’s Liberals have disrupted the Spitzenkandidat system for choosing the next Commission president.


The EU27 have granted the UK an extra two weeks to decide what it wants to do about Brexit.


Will the European Peoples Party finally expel Hungary’s prime minister and his Fidesz party?


A series of dramatic votes in the British Parliament could make this the most significant week in the modern history of the United Kingdom.


A long-anticipated split in the center-right EPP group now seems imminent.


Theresa May’s Brexit deal is dead. Now the only way she can avoid a catastrophic no-deal Brexit is to abandon her red lines, or ask for a deadline extension.


In 2014, Jean-Claude Juncker became commission president because the European Parliament pushed him as Spitzenkandidat. But that flawed system may not survive the 2019 …


Theresa May leaves with coal in her stocking.


The German chancellor indicated to the European Parliament she will push for a shift away from decades of Atlanticist foreign policy.


The October EU summit was supposed to be the last chance for a Brexit deal—until it wasn’t.


The European Parliament’s censure of Viktor Orbán could spark a political realignment that creates the most powerful far-right movement in Europe since 1945.


The CSU politician is bidding to unite Angela Merkel’s center-right and Viktor Orbán’s hard-right strands of conservatism.


According to insiders, Donald Trump threatened to pull the US out of NATO at a testy Brussels summit. The alliance is on shakier ground than ever before.


The US-Europe partnership living in a powder keg, and many fear that at the NATO summit in Brussels next week, Donald Trump will light a match.