Ukraine’s best hope for peace is to wind down the war with Russia and to use the breathing space for much-needed reform.
At a time when the EU’s defense and security policy is largely absent, the UK has announced it will send troops to Ukraine. But will this unilateral move pay off?
The West is being challenged in unprecedented ways that threaten its core values and cohesion. How should Europe and the United States react to Russia’s renewed aggression?
In accepting the task of dealing with Ukraine, the German chancellor took on two challenges: recalibrating the German-Russian relationship and keeping the EU together.
Europe needs a more concerted effort to tackle the interlinked challenges of radicalization and Islamophobia. Embracing Turkey’s European dream may be part of the solution.
Ukraine’s latest ceasefire agreement will not make constitutional reform happen, but the deal can help refocus Ukrainian and Western attention on that process.
After Syriza’s electoral success in Greece, the EU needs to go back to basics and fashion a better strategy to deal with rising antisystem parties.
The European Council is now the leading actor in EU foreign policy making, but it lacks coherence and ambition. Can the EU reenergize its approach to external relations?
Undoubtedly, the Syrian civil war will find its place in the history books as the ultimate example of cynical realpolitik.
Without a stable political environment, democracy will not take root in the Middle East and North Africa. But thinking only about security is not a long-term solution either.
The EU needs to restore its dwindling democratic legitimacy by offering solutions that feel relevant to citizens.
Closing in on the first 100 days in office, Federica Mogherini embarked on her trip to the United States as the EU’s top diplomat. Her visit was an uneasy one due to one topic: Russia.
The Pegida movement has awoken Germany, but Islamophobia is a Europe-wide phenomenon whose roots lie in the alienation of citizens from politics.
The outcome of Greece’s January 25 election will be pivotal for the country. The way Europe’s political elites respond will have a profound impact on the future of the EU, too.
Three years ago, the EU began to intensify its engagement with Asia. Now, the question is whether there is the political will to move this relationship to the next phase.
Putin and Erdogan will keep contradicting or chastising the EU as often as their highly charged populist political style requires, while engaging the EU for vital economic reasons.
A more assertive relationship with Turkey is in store for the European Union, but the assertiveness will likely be both ways.
EU-Turkey relations have grown very fast in recent years. Now, the pair should deepen their relationship by working together on issues that are of vital importance for both.
The EU’s approach to the post-Soviet space has failed. The union and its member states need to design a new Eastern policy that puts Eastern Europe, not Russia, first.
Although it did not pass, the Scottish referendum on independence will have repercussions for the United Kingdom, the European Union, and perhaps even further afield.
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