A customs union like the one negotiated between Turkey and the EU could provide a realistic way forward for the UK after it leaves the bloc.
Movements across Europe are undermining the EU’s ability to forge new trade deals. Such opposition runs counter to the bloc’s founding philosophy as an open trading organization.
Governments and populations face growing threats from information warfare and cyberattacks, with little clarity on how to prevent or respond to them and what norms apply.
China’s One Belt, One Road project aims to allow Beijing to influence the rules governing the global economy. That is a challenge to which Europeans need to respond.
By blocking a major trade accord between Canada and the EU, a region of Belgium is destroying Europe as a global economic player.
Despite traveling on different paths, Britain’s and Turkey’s relationships with the EU may end up the same in terms of their levels of economic integration.
Migration from Eastern Europe to Western EU member states is partly driven by the corruption perpetuated by political elites and local oligarchs.
A twenty-first century Silk Road takes shape on the Kazakh border, to Russia’s consternation and beyond the EU’s imagination.
There is nothing particularly existential about the refugee crisis. The real threat to the EU remains the unreformed eurozone.
Dealing with the challenge of interdependence between the EU and the Arab World will not, on its own, solve the two regions’ growth dilemmas—but it will help.