The 2017 G20 Hamburg summit could be the setting for a major duel between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump.
Brussels and Ankara should focus on a package of four short- to medium-term priorities to halt the recent degradation in bilateral relations.
All eyes are on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to show the way to a rejuvenated Europe.
Whether European leaders realize it or not, the future stability of Ireland and of the Northern Ireland peace process rests with Brussels, not London.
The crisis in Ukraine has pushed the European Union to become a different kind of policy actor.
The European Union should be investing in foreign policy and humanitarian aid, not weapons.
As London and Brussels prepare to negotiate the UK’s exit from the EU, both sides need to tone down their confrontational rhetoric and adopt a more constructive approach.
China is no substitute for Europe’s special ties with the United States, as any pivot to the East is paved with difficulties.
Populist parties across Europe will continue to pose a challenge until the frustrations in traditional democratic politics have been addressed.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s first foreign trip has made clear that Europe has many existential issues to settle with Washington.
By forging closer relations with Tehran, Europe could unshackle its foreign policy from the United States.
Britain’s decision to leave the EU is having a profound impact on the two parts of Ireland, and on the territorial integrity of the United Kingdom itself.
Europe may need to start planning for defense of the continent without the United States, but first it should do its utmost to prevent Trump from turning his back on NATO.
The EU’s approach to Iran is one of the few success stories of European foreign policy but is underappreciated by policymakers in Europe, the United States, and beyond.
The path for Turkey to join the EU in order to cement its place among western democracies has reached a dead end.
As the Trump administration finds its feet on foreign policy, there are both promising and worrying signs to which Europeans should pay close attention.
Both Hungary and Poland appear determined to pursue their own nationalist agendas, even if they clash with European values.
Citizens across Europe are taking to the streets and the Internet to counter the Euroskeptic and anti-immigrant messages of far-right populists and nationalists.
The EU needs to map out a clear strategic approach to tackle restrictions on civil society around the world.
In the past year, Ukraine’s reform progress slowed as the president consolidated power and key decentralization reforms met opposition in the parliament.