2014 will be a decisive year for Europe’s future. What the EU needs is a revolutionary political reform that can bring European citizens back on board.
Angela Merkel’s tough stance on Russia has created a sense of unity within the EU toward the Kremlin—and, for once, between Europe and the United States.
Europe needs to once again seduce the millions of Europeans who no longer believe that the project of building a more united continent will directly benefit them and their families.
Since the Berlin Wall fell, Europe has been battling to keep the twentieth-century continent alive in the twenty-first. In years to come, the EU will have to make some big decisions.
The European Union is still in crisis and it is going through numerous challenges. Political leadership could represent the solution.
Immigrants come to Europe to work, and Europeans need them. It is time for France and other EU countries to bring their immigration policies more in line with their ideals.
Only by pulling together all of its instruments and assets will the EU be able to act as a transformative power and play a role in developing the rules of global governance.
Germans need to accept that their nation’s power and increasing foreign policy assertiveness come at a price. Berlin should stop moralizing and start upgrading its intelligence capabilities.
Europe stands between extended integration and enforced disintegration. After the German elections, the question is what to expect for Europe's future.
The main obstacle in EU-Turkey accession talks is whether Ankara will create a domestic environment that can ensure a culture of open discussion.