Whether European leaders realize it or not, the future stability of Ireland and of the Northern Ireland peace process rests with Brussels, not London.
The crisis in Ukraine has pushed the European Union to become a different kind of policy actor.
The European Union should be investing in foreign policy and humanitarian aid, not weapons.
China is no substitute for Europe’s special ties with the United States, as any pivot to the East is paved with difficulties.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s first foreign trip has made clear that Europe has many existential issues to settle with Washington.
By forging closer relations with Tehran, Europe could unshackle its foreign policy from the United States.
Britain’s decision to leave the EU is having a profound impact on the two parts of Ireland, and on the territorial integrity of the United Kingdom itself.
The path for Turkey to join the EU in order to cement its place among western democracies has reached a dead end.
Both Hungary and Poland appear determined to pursue their own nationalist agendas, even if they clash with European values.
The state of democracy around the world is very troubled, but it is not uniformly dire, especially outside the West.
The relationship between the EU and Iran cannot prosper if relations between the United States and Iran deteriorate.
The Turkish leadership and several EU governments are currently in the middle of a diplomatic spat of rare magnitude.
Recent political developments in Turkey and the surrounding region pose challenges for practical aid cooperation between the EU and the Turkish government.
By reminding themselves of 2014’s sequence of events, and of Crimea’s long and varied history, observers can avoid buying into the Russian narrative that legitimizes the annexation.
Despite his high ratings, it’s not certain that the Social Democratic Party candidate for chancellor, Martin Schulz, will be victorious in Germany’s 2017 federal election.
U.S. President Donald Trump could be in for a big surprise if he thinks he has found a loyal and willing ally from across the pond.
Turkish military intervention in Syria can succeed, however completion of the Al-Bab campaign against the self-proclaimed Islamic State will take time.
The incoming U.S. president’s mind-set looks set to bring about the most significant rupture in the transatlantic order since World War II.
A customs union like the one negotiated between Turkey and the EU could provide a realistic way forward for the UK after it leaves the bloc.
Europe has been so weakened by the tumultuous events of 2016 that it is left unprepared to deal with the big foreign policy challenges of 2017.