Fifteen years after the 2004 enlargement, the EU still behaves as two halves rather than a whole. The real source of tensions is unfamiliarity with the nature of East-West differences rather than the differences themselves.
Global problems require complex solutions. The current growing global disorder in its many forms makes the case for a reimagined international peace project, albeit a very different one from that of a century ago.
Political polarization is tearing at the seams of democracies around the world. What are the lessons for Europe?
Algerians demand political reform and a civilian-led transition to democracy, but what happens next remains unclear.
Clashes between the Government of National Accord and its eastern opponents are tearing Libya apart and poses a serious security threat to the EU.
Emerging civic activism has important implications for the whole concept of civil society—and for the relationship between citizens, political institutions, and states.
Any paralysis on EU foreign policy regarding the union’s borderlands would be strategically and geopolitically shortsighted.
In the lead up to the Sibiu Summit, where European leaders will meet on May 9 to discuss the future of Europe, it is time to refocus the debate on the issues that truly matter.
The fifteenth anniversary of the EU's 2004 enlargement is an opportunity to reflect on successes, but also to consider the things that have not fully lived up to initial ambitions
In a time of worsening security in the neighborhood and uncertainty about relations with the United States, traditional European alliances are beginning to falter.