In Europe, initiatives to increase citizen participation have made substantial progress, but there are severe difficulties to overcome if these participative forums are to address the core issues of democratic decline and contribute more significantly to its restoration.
As Turkey continues to forge its own economic and political path, the issue is how much more damage the current system of governance will inflict on the country, and how long and costly fixing the destruction will be.
Relations between the U.S. and the EU are at an all-time low. European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen’s background makes her uniquely qualified to rise to the challenge posed by Trump.
This report is a rallying cry for Europeans to pull together and mobilize the EU’s assets to manage the three biggest changes of our times.
Abkhazia, Transdniestria, and northern Cyprus, three unrecognized statelets in Europe that arose during conflicts in the twentieth century, have endured for decades. Despite many problems, they are self-governing and stable, and they show no signs of collapsing.