Migration offers Europeans an opportunity. But a shift of mind-set is indispensable if Europe wants to tackle this complex long-term issue.
Migration from Eastern Europe to Western EU member states is partly driven by the corruption perpetuated by political elites and local oligarchs.
The EU needs to combine internal cohesion and flexible integration to cope with external challenges and contain the forces that threaten to tear it apart.
Turkey’s drift away from the West has not been one-sided; Europe and the United States share the blame.
The EU’s future role in Syria will be a litmus test of a genuine common foreign and security policy.
Washington and Brussels need to rebuild trust with Turkey. That is the only way to counter the country’s swelling anti-Americanism and alienation from the West.
There is an acute need for a new European narrative for Turkey. Such a framework should create a new platform of cooperation and complement the country’s EU accession path.
While the causes of Turkey’s failed coup remain shrouded in mystery, Ankara’s policy shift toward Moscow could have played a role.
Instead of letting the dust settle and carrying on in a business-as-usual fashion after every crisis, the EU must radically reconfigure its whole political structure.
Poland’s politics matters to the EU, because of its size, the way the nation has managed its transition to democracy and, until recently, its outward-looking foreign policy.
The Nagorny Karabakh conflict and Armenia’s inability to find a path out of it remain a heavy legacy that blocks the country’s development.
One way or another, Turkey has to entertain a relationship with the European Union.
Since Turkey’s failed coup, the workings of religion in Turkish political life have become much stronger than ever before in recent years.
The attempted coup in Turkey will have far-ranging implications for the country’s international role. The Turkish-U.S. relationship in particular is headed for considerable turbulence.
Following the failed military coup attempt, what will the future hold for domestic and foreign policy in Turkey?
Where is Turkey’s illiberal democracy going after the attempted coup on July 15?
With just a year to go before the next NATO summit in 2017, two issues will gnaw at the alliance. One is enlargement; the other is Brexit.
Situated at the nexus of Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, Turkey is in a geostrategic context that is becoming increasingly volatile.
Democracy support from rising democracies has moved forward, but not as quickly or decisively as some Western democracy supporters had initially hoped.
EU and U.S. approaches to reform must be more sophisticated in circumventing the many negative developments and obstacles in today’s MENA region.