EU Politics


    • Op-Ed

    A Difficult Choice for Turks in Germany

    Unlike their EU counterparts, children of Turkish immigrants have to choose their nationality by the age of 23 or they will lose their German passports.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    Cyprus and the Euro Crisis

    The Cypriot banking crisis reveals the danger of the euro crisis incapacitating Europe and the global economy more broadly.

    • Q&A

    Don’t Buy the Hype on the Transatlantic Trade Deal

    Expectations for the U.S.-EU free trade agreement are dangerously high. Reaching a deal is likely to take longer and produce smaller gains than optimistic figures suggest.

    • Op-Ed

    More Europe? Less Europe?

    The euro crisis shows that more integration, not less, is indispensable for moving Europe out of the danger zone and ensuring that it remains a beacon of peace and prosperity.

    • Op-Ed

    Throw the Bums Out!

    Something extraordinary is happening now in European and American politics: a new populist moment.

    • Q&A

    Europe’s Stagnant Future

    The euro crisis is far from over. The best possible outcome for Europe may be years of stagnation, as the danger of a renewed financial crisis is very real indeed.

    • Op-Ed

    The Saver's Dilemma

    Savings rates in deficit countries in Europe had to drop once policy distortions forced up Germany’s savings rate, risking both increased political tension and rising unemployment.

    • Op-Ed

    Human Rights and Sports Events

    Despite the support by some political parties in Europe, human rights organizations have been unable to prevent high-profile events taking place in autocratic countries.

    • EU – Actor or Toolbox? How Member States Perceive the EU’s Foreign Policy

      While EU member states commit to pursuing certain objectives together, they also continue to run their own national foreign policies.

      • Op-Ed

      Who is More Powerful, Merkel or Murdoch?

      The British tabloids wield enormous influence on public opinion and could have an impact on the future of the UK’s participation in the European integration process.

    Carnegie Experts on
    EU Politics

    • expert thumbnail - Dempsey
      Judy Dempsey
      Nonresident Senior Fellow
      Carnegie Europe
      Editor in chief
      Strategic Europe
      Dempsey is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.
    • expert thumbnail - Kellner
      Peter Kellner
      Visiting Scholar
      Carnegie Europe
      Kellner is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on Brexit, populism, and electoral democracy.
    • expert thumbnail - Lehne
      Stefan Lehne
      Visiting Scholar
      Carnegie Europe
      Lehne is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the post–Lisbon Treaty development of the European Union’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on relations between the EU and member states.
    • expert thumbnail - Pierini
      Marc Pierini
      Visiting Scholar
      Carnegie Europe
      Pierini is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on developments in the Middle East and Turkey from a European perspective.
    • expert thumbnail - Ülgen
      Sinan Ülgen
      Visiting Scholar
      Carnegie Europe
      Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on Turkish foreign policy, nuclear policy, cyberpolicy, and transatlantic relations.
    • expert thumbnail - Vimont
      Pierre Vimont
      Senior Fellow
      Carnegie Europe
      Vimont is a senior fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on the European Neighborhood Policy, transatlantic relations, and French foreign policy.
    • expert thumbnail - Youngs
      Richard Youngs
      Senior Fellow
      Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
      Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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