The EU has been faced with a seemingly never-ending succession of crises, all of which demand difficult choices to be made.
The German chancellor is the only leader who still has the authority to shape the outcome of the Brexit negotiations and rescue the European project from the Euroskeptics.
Although it is too early to speculate how the EU’s foreign policy instruments will be affected by Britain’s exit, it is easier to describe the negative consequences than to imagine possible benefits.
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.
The Kremlin is enjoying the discomfort that Brexit is causing to the European Union. But that does not mean that it wants Europe broken up. It just wants a return to old-fashioned bilateral diplomacy.
India must immediately signal strong solidarity with Britain and Europe, both of whom are likely to be weakened in the near term.
This is the beginning of a new era, an era of great uncertainty for all Europeans.
Just when unity is needed more than ever, EU leaders are divided over when and at what pace negotiations for Britain to leave the union should take place.
The UK vote to leave the European Union is one of the great follies in the modern history of democracy. It sends a chilling message to the people of the United States.
Will the decision to leave the EU hurt Britain more than Brussels?