G5 Sahel: Much done, more to do (Commentary)

Andrew Lebovich - 08 March 2018

Significant progress on funding and co-ordination, but problematic partnerships with local militias and abuses by security services still hamper prospects for EU’s Sahel strategy.

Too close for comfort: European geostrategy and the transatlantic alliance (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 08 March 2018

The question for Europe now is whether it needs to de-couple its strategy toward regional great powers from that of the United States.

Fighting fake news: Caught between a rock and a hard place (Commentary)

Lorenzo Marini - 05 March 2018

Government regulation on fake news is unlikely to prevent malicious actors from meddling in our elections or polarising our societies. 

Italy: Following Britain towards the exit? (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 02 March 2018

With elections approaching, the fact that Italy’s EU cohesion profile is approaching Britain’s is cause for grave concern across Europe.

Italy votes: Europe in the Italian election (Commentary)

Teresa Coratella - 28 February 2018

The primary European issues in the Italian election debate are migration, the future of the eurozone, and security/defence. 

Xi’s rule for life: what does our anxiety reveal? (Commentary)

François Godement - 28 February 2018

"With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat" (John Milton)

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.