Articles on European Power

How to reunite a divided Britain (Commentary)

Nick Witney - 27 February 2018

A Brexit outcome where no-one wins (and everyone loses) 

Post-Brexit security concerns should safeguard scandal-hit UK aid budget (Commentary)

Susi Dennison - 23 February 2018

The UK sees overseas aid as an important part of its approach to international security. With Brexit it is already feeling vulnerable enough without introducing new security worries.

Trade conflict with the U.S. is the only way to protect free trade (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 23 February 2018

Free trade is about more than just about low tariffs. It is also about predictability, and the EU must not allow Trump to introduce arbitrary tariffs at will.

A Great European Society? (Commentary)

Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 22 February 2018

The return of identity politics and nationalism has put the postmodern Europe that sought to dilute and mitigate national and regional identities on the ropes.

Migration myths dominate Italian election campaign (Commentary)

Stefano M. Torelli - 21 February 2018

The promises of the leading parties address voters’ imaginary fears rather than practical solutions.

Five takeaways from the Munich Security Conference (Commentary)

Ulrike Esther Franke - 20 February 2018

The world is in need of leadership on the global stage – but in Munich, no leaders were in sight.

Visegrad dreams for Warsaw, nightmares for Berlin (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 15 February 2018

A Visegrad alliance remains distant for now, but EU must address rising resentment about economic liberalisation in central and eastern Europe.

A New Beginning for European Defence (Commentary)

Mark Leonard & Norbert Röttgen - 14 February 2018

It is time to move past institutional integration and develop practical European security capabilities.

Too soon for champagne toasts to GroKo (Commentary)

Ulrike Esther Franke - 07 February 2018

The grand coalition treaty is strongly pro-European in tone, but the devil is in the details – and it could yet be rejected by SPD members.