There are growing calls for an EU policy that can confront the drivers of instability in the Middle East. But such a policy is unlikely to emerge anytime soon.
The EU has struck a deal with Turkey to try to control the flow of asylum seekers. But is that enough? And can Turkey succeed where other countries have failed?
The defense of a way of life, deeply rooted fundamental liberties, and the cohesion of entire societies is becoming a just cause for Europe to go to war.
From fighting the Islamic State to coping with Europe’s refugee crisis, the EU and Turkey now have even more daunting issues to deal with than in recent years.
The Atlantic alliance has no strategy to confront the so-called Islamic State or to deal with Russia’s growing presence in the Mediterranean.
While French President François Hollande calls for cooperation among EU member states against the so-called Islamic State, Brussels remains on lockdown against the threat of a possible attack.
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
For the military protection of their interests, Europeans still rely on the Americans to come to their aid. The November 13 Paris attacks are unlikely to change that.
After the Paris attacks, Europe’s relations with Turkey are likely to focus on reinforcement of security measures.
The debate on the future of the UK’s relationship with the EU matters to Turkey—and will matter even more so if in the wake of a possible Brexit.