It won’t be plain sailing for Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel to agree on further fiscal and monetary integration, not least because of their own differences.
In an exclusive interview, Javier Solana discusses Catalonia’s upcoming election, how far Madrid can go in offering the region more autonomy, and the EU’s role in the crisis.
The Polish government pours a lot of scorn on the EU, but Warsaw can ill afford to turn its back on what the West stands for.
If Theresa May’s government falls and Jeremy Corbyn becomes the UK’s next prime minister, he could face a binary choice between hard Brexit or no Brexit at all.
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.
The next German government needs a long overdue policy for Europe’s future. That means supporting French President Emmanuel Macron.
Brussels must reexamine its hands-off approach to the political impasse in Spain. Otherwise, Europe risks sleepwalking into yet another conflict.
The EU must reinvent itself if it is to survive. Citizens should play a greater role in decisionmaking, with the aim of making the union more flexible and more accountable.
The EU could do far more to support civil society activists and nongovernmental organizations that have come under increasing pressure from Warsaw and Budapest.
The Turkey-EU agenda should include a resilience action plan to improve the capacity of Turkish institutions and society to withstand—and eventually seek to roll back—challenges to democracy.