Ahead of the general election in October, Poland’s support for the EU is as high as ever, but its influence in the bloc is at its weakest since it joined in 2004.
Thirty years after the 1989 reunification, Europe remains a political pygmy. The EU needs a serious foreign and defense policy if it wants to become a credible global player.
Despite securing a place among the very few European leaders with a landslide victory under their belt in the 2019 EU election, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is not celebrating.
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.
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
Fifteen years after the EU’s biggest expansion, Central Europe still doesn’t feel part of the club. The bloc can hope to survive the many forces trying to tear it apart only by repairing its fraught East-West relationship.
Despite Brexit, the rise of populist movements, and lack of a strategic outlook, countries still queue to join the European Union.
Many of the claims about the EU’s East-West divide do not stand up to closer inspection. But like most relationships, it still needs careful attention and engagement.
Elections in three very different countries share a common desire to change the status quo.
Benjamin Netanyahu didn’t do himself or his country any favors by accusing Poles of cooperating with the Germans during the Holocaust.