The next German chancellor successor will face daunting domestic and foreign policy challenges exacerbated by a weakening Europe and a changing transatlantic relationship.
The Turkish Stream pipeline will make Ankara more energy dependent on Moscow. It will also give Russia a bigger energy foothold in Europe.
Similar to Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, Western powers have been confined to watching events from the sidelines without finding an effective response—so far.
While the EU is absolutely right to be taking steps to limit the power of the tech giants, it is remiss in neglecting the benefits of digital democracy.
A naval skirmish between Russia and Ukraine in the Sea of Azov further strains an already strung-out relationship. Ultimately, Moscow cannot afford to escalate the tensions—neither can Kyiv.
Europe’s newest member states can do much more to shape the debate in the EU. Forging alliances with their Western counterparts would be a first step.
The European Parliament recently approved a law that will create a process for future foreign investments in Europe.
Portugal has found a way to grant China a fast-track lane toward Europe with a little shiny gold, as it now occupies a central role in China’s European geoeconomic strategy.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Why has Turkey responded to the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi so vocally?