Frank-Walter Steinmeier has announced that Germany is ready to step up its foreign policy ambitions. What does the future hold for the country’s external relations?
Ten years after its launch, it is time to rethink the European Neighborhood Policy. There is a need for greater differentiation and for more nimble and flexible instruments.
To everyday citizens, the EU institutions appear distant, obscure, and elitist. With populism and Euroskepticism on the rise, how can the EU win back the trust of its people?
After a serious escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine, EU policymakers are weighing up the possibility of expanding sanctions against Russia. Is that the right approach?
Following recent EU leadership changes and the election of a new president and the creation of a new cabinet in Turkey, can the EU-Turkey relationship be revitalized?
Two centuries ago, the Battle of Waterloo was more than just an allied victory over Napoleon’s French army—it marked the start of almost fifty years of peace in Europe.
The world’s energy system looks very different today than in the fifty years following the second World War.
The cooling of relations between Russia and the West has been the most important geopolitical event of 2014 for Europe. So what are the prospects for Western-Russian ties in 2015?
With a new EU foreign policy high representative coming into office, it is high time for the EU to become the strategic actor it has set out to be.
After the EU floundered in its initial response to the Arab Spring, it now has to reconsider some of the fundamental tenets of its strategic approach to the Middle East.