The European Union is still in crisis and it is going through numerous challenges. Political leadership could represent the solution.
Only by pulling together all of its instruments and assets will the EU be able to act as a transformative power and play a role in developing the rules of global governance.
Europe stands between extended integration and enforced disintegration. After the German elections, the question is what to expect for Europe's future.
The main obstacle in EU-Turkey accession talks is whether Ankara will create a domestic environment that can ensure a culture of open discussion.
The euro crisis has a political component. At issue is the EU’s democratic legitimacy—the need for citizens to feel they have more influence over EU decisions.
Both Russia and the European Union are at a stage when setting out their own domestic priorities and defining their respective global roles are more important than achieving an alliance.
Warsaw wants more of the same from Berlin. But the depth of Polish-German relations will depend on Germany maintaining its role as the guardian of cohesion in the EU.
The European Union must decide how best to encourage human rights before it is too late.
The EU’s tarnished image as a community of nations is alarming. It is therefore essential to create the conditions for a better future in a postcrisis world.
The Dutch have not suddenly become Euroskeptics. The Netherlands has always been reserved toward Europe. It has just managed, for a long time, to hide it.