EU Politics


    • Q&A

    Can the Euro be Saved?

    Europe has little time left to address the underlying weaknesses in its monetary union in order to prevent economic collapse.

    • Op-Ed

    A Bail-out by BRIC Nations Would Leave Europe Even Worse Off

    Although tempting in the short run, a sudden influx of foreign capital into the European Union would raise both unemployment and debt without addressing the root of Europe's economic woes.

    • Event

    Getting Europe’s Energy House in Order

    The European Commission’s newly released White Paper on Energy outlines a strategy that calls for an increased, consolidated role for Brussels to resolve tensions on energy supply security.

    • Article

    At Last, Merkel's Plan for Europe

    • Derek Scally
    • September 21, 2011

    Angela Merkel hopes that the Eurozone crisis will bring about greater economic and political union for Europe, and she is acting to drive public debate to reach the same conclusion.

    • Op-Ed

    How to Climb Out?

    As Europe struggles to pull out of its current financial crisis, it is useful to look back at the five most common tactics that countries have historically used to climb out of debt.

    • Op-Ed

    Germany's Choice

    Leaders in Germany and other eurozone countries are starting to recognize that dealing with the euro’s problems requires not just austerity and structural reforms in the periphery but also a much closer fiscal union.

    • China Financial Markets

    Predictions for the Rest of the Decade

    The current cycle of globalization could end in a painful period of debt adjustment and payment imbalances across the globe, with a likely slowdown of growth in China, a possible abandonment of the euro, and the risk of increasing U.S. protectionism.

    • Op-Ed

    Too Big to Save?

    A failure by Italy to finance its debt could cause a massive banking crisis that could spell the end of the euro, but Italy's problems are too severe to be remedied by any simple solutions.

    • Q&A

    Averting Another Global Recession

    Financial market turmoil and U.S. debt woes threaten to undermine the global recovery, but the biggest danger to the world economy comes from Europe and its worsening debt crisis.

    • Article

    Italy: Call in the G20?

    The G20 should consider a bailout of Italy, which would also serve as an intervention for the euro and euro zone itself.

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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