Despite recent calls for an EU army, Europeans should be under no illusions that they are and will remain dependent on the United States for their defense.
EU support and membership can help post-Communist countries become modern democracies, but it is citizens who have the power to complete—or reverse—those transformations.
After Syriza’s electoral success in Greece, the EU needs to go back to basics and fashion a better strategy to deal with rising antisystem parties.
To everyday citizens, the EU institutions appear distant, obscure, and elitist. With populism and Euroskepticism on the rise, how can the EU win back the trust of its people?
The European Council is now the leading actor in EU foreign policy making, but it lacks coherence and ambition. Can the EU reenergize its approach to external relations?
Following recent EU leadership changes and the election of a new president and the creation of a new cabinet in Turkey, can the EU-Turkey relationship be revitalized?
The EU needs to restore its dwindling democratic legitimacy by offering solutions that feel relevant to citizens.
The main preoccupation that governs Europe today comes not from external threats but from domestic ill-being. It is, quite simply, old-fashioned economic fear.
The outcome of Greece’s January 25 election will be pivotal for the country. The way Europe’s political elites respond will have a profound impact on the future of the EU, too.
As the EU continues to face threats from radical Islam and from Russia’s meddling in Europe’s Eastern neighborhood, European unity is needed more than ever.