As China asserts its growing military, political, and economic power, European countries should follow Paris’s lead by deepening ties with India and other democracies.
Despite President Emmanuel Macron’s conciliatory measures, it is unclear whether his grand gesture will lead to permanent democratic reforms. His familiar positions and the wider political environment suggest many roadblocks ahead.
Unlike most of its neighbors, France does not want to allow the UK more time to leave the EU. But this is not about schadenfreude—the French position is based upon genuine angst.
The outcome of the European Parliament elections will be decisive for the EU’s future.
Does the yellow vest movement represent an inflection point for the future of Europe?
Berlin and Paris are no longer providing the leadership Europe urgently needs to adapt to global, geostrategic shifts.
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.
A European army is not the answer to the EU’s miserable foreign and security ambitions or the rift with the United States.
The EU’s most important leaders are hobbled by domestic crises, leaving the bloc almost rudderless to deal with major foreign and security policy issues.
Paris and Berlin have diametrically opposed views about what the future of the EU should look like.It is hard to see how both views can be reconciled.
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