The securitization of EU aid in the Middle East and North Africa has engendered fierce debates about the way that European funds are used in the region, which has led the EU to strike a number of uneasy balances.
Judy Dempsey will be joined by Riccardo Alcaro, Tanja A. Börzel, and Linas Linkevičius for a discussion on the challenges and opportunities in the EU’s eastern and southern neighborhoods and the opportunities that the new Biden administration will bring about in the region.
Humanity’s response to the climate crisis is reproducing the same logic that created it. The history of the Middle East and the Arab Spring foretell our global future: ignore ecological integrity at your peril.
The rollout of coronavirus vaccines across Europe is imminent. But the EU should seize the opportunity to also share the vaccines with Africa, which would boost mutual trust and the EU’s soft power.
Faced with the dilemma of democracy versus stability, recent events in France and Belarus show the need to reconcile human rights and interests.
The Barcelona Process, launched in 1995, imagined the Mediterranean as a space of peace, stability, and shared prosperity. But political realities have jeopardized Europe’s ambitions to assert itself in the Mediterranean space.
The EU and the United States must cooperate strategically to strengthen state institutions in Europe’s neighborhood, while addressing their own democratic shortcomings. Can transatlantic cooperation be renewed after the 2020 U.S. presidential election?
Europe is sorely in need of a strategic culture, regardless of who wins the 2020 U.S. election. With all the instability in the EU’s Eastern and Southern neighborhoods, this is more necessary than ever.
The Southern Neighborhood's societal struggles, historic animosities, and religious confrontations—not to mention the coronavirus pandemic and the uncertain prospects facing youths—could threaten Europe’s security
No matter who sits in the White House come January 2021, Europe must grow up and take responsibility to rebuild multilateralism, fix the transatlantic relationship, and revive arms control.