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Three myths about Catalonia’s independence movement (Commentary)

Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 22 September 2017

Spain faces its worst constitutional crisis since the failed 1981 coup d’état, driven by Brexit-style populism

Turkey-US relations locked into a downward spiral (Commentary)

Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 27 October 2017

Think Turkey’s relationship with Europe is bad? Think again.

What Europe can do for the Western Balkans (Commentary)

Vessela Tcherneva - 13 October 2017

It is high time for the EU to move beyond ‘stabilocracy’ and stand up to ethnic nationalist kleptocrat political leaders.

Poland: What went wrong? (Commentary)

Joanna Hosa - 17 November 2017

Condemnation and a few more EU aid payments will not fix Poland’s resurgent xenophobia.

Eastern resentment of Germany spells trouble for Berlin and Brussels (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 05 October 2017

In Central and Eastern Europe, wage convergence with the West has stalled - and people are blaming Germany.

What if Trump decertifies the Iran deal? (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 06 October 2017

European countries must coordinate a vigorous response to prevent Trump from derailing the nuclear accord.

What to do about Turkey? (Commentary)

Fredrik Wesslau - 17 October 2017

Suspending Turkey’s EU accession process would be a strategic mistake of historic proportions.

Donbas war will be won by force of example, not arms (Commentary)

Mark Galeotti - 16 October 2017

Those who argue that reform must take second place to military victory are in effect cheerleading for the kleptocrats.

Italy's u-turn on migration: Polls come first (Commentary)

Stefano M. Torelli - 11 October 2017

The facts provide a compelling counter-narrative to wild claims of an 'invasion' of migrants. But Rome has taken the easier route and bowed to public pressure to restrict migration.

Spanish democracy faces its biggest challenge in decades (Commentary)

- 29 September 2017

The Catalan government is depriving over 45 million Spaniards of their democratic right to decide on the future of their own country.

China: All the President’s men (Commentary)

François Godement - 26 October 2017

Shared values or interests between China and the West will be few and far between in the coming years.

Is peace in Donbas possible? (Commentary)

Carl Bildt - 12 October 2017

An ambitious international peacekeeping and transition operation is badly needed in the Donbas.

Spain’s Kosovo-Catalonia conundrum (Commentary)

Fredrik Wesslau - 24 November 2017

Madrid is inadvertently equating Catalonia and Kosovo and, by doing so, revealing itself to be unable to distinguish between legitimate aspirations for self-rule and destabilizing separatism.

Europe seen from Ukraine (Commentary)

Hanna Hopko - 15 September 2017

A strong Europe needs a strong Ukraine

Escaping from Tunisia (Commentary)

Stefano M. Torelli - 10 November 2017

Explaining the recent spike in migration from Tunisia to Europe