As aide to Czechoslovakia’s revolutionary leader Václav Havel and
two-time foreign minister (2007–09 and 2010–13), Karel Schwarzenberg has had a ringside view of Europe’s imperfect.
With domestic politics in limbo, the Czech and Slovak governments are becoming more and more dependent on small extremist parties for support.
The Czech Republic has voted for a billionaire populist. That’s not necessarily bad news for Brussels.