By attacking the Central European University, the Hungarian government seeks to cement its role as a protector of national interests against an international scapegoat.
Both Hungary and Poland appear determined to pursue their own nationalist agendas, even if they clash with European values.
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.
Citizens across Europe are taking to the streets and the Internet to counter the Euroskeptic and anti-immigrant messages of far-right populists and nationalists.
The selection of the next president of France will have profound implications for the country, for Europe, and for the Western liberal order.
The future of Europe and, especially, of the Franco-German relationship depends on who becomes France’s next president.
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.
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.
Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union will have a profound effect on the bloc’s realignment, starting with Germany.