Germany’s main political parties have no new ideas about the country’s role in Europe and don’t even debate reforms at home.
Be it the German election, Brexit, Italy’s financial woes, Poland’s political troubles, or digitization, the fall will bring no respite for European leaders.
Giving citizens a say on Europe’s future could help the EU address multiple problems—as long as governments are willing to accept ideas that fall outside their standard templates for reform.
Both London and Brussels have a strong interest in starting work now to forge a defense partnership for the time when Britain has left the European Union.
Although Georgia is still a success story in an authoritarian neighborhood, three recent trends are a reminder that elements of that story are reversible.
When Britain leaves the European Union, the country will suffer its biggest loss of foreign policy influence in centuries.
European governments should engage to tackle the migration crisis at its source, otherwise Europe’s already tenuous tolerance of immigrants will only decrease.
Germany has become a key target of Russia’s attempts to influence decisionmakers and agitate populations in the West. Berlin should take steps to deal with these threats.
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.
By proposing sanctions on European companies that work with Russia, the U.S. administration is dividing Europe and risks further harming transatlantic relations.