The selection of the next president of France will have profound implications for the country, for Europe, and for the Western liberal order.
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.
Voters in France should seize the upcoming presidential election as an opportunity to halt the country’s twenty-year economic decline and enact long-overdue reforms.
Opinion polls suggest that the ruling Conservatives will comfortably win the snap UK general election to be held on June 8—but political fortunes are increasingly unpredictable.
The future of Europe and, especially, of the Franco-German relationship depends on who becomes France’s next president.
A combination of economic woes, historical baggage, and political distrust means that France is perceived as Europe’s weak link.
The state of democracy around the world is very troubled, but it is not uniformly dire, especially outside the West.
A recent row over the future status of Gibraltar is likely to provide the template for other issues in the coming negotiations on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.
A move by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to control a prestigious university in Budapest is about fear, not education laws.
The EU is on the threshold of a systemic adjustment comparable with that seen at the end of the Cold War. The process of reorganization is likely to be anything but orderly.
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