A united Europe must stand up to Russia (Commentary)
TIMOTHY GARTON ASH - 28 February 2008The Russian presidential election is such a cliffhanger. Will it be the rising star Dmitry "Obamovich" Medvedev? Or the veteran Gennady "McCainovich" Zyuganov? Aren't we on the edge of our seats?
State building and the EU's supra-national momentum (Commentary)
Ulrike Guérot - 08 February 2008Kosovo's imminent independence - while the right course - raises difficult questions about some elements of the European project.
Serbia's European dream lives on - but only just (Commentary)
Daniel Korski - 04 February 2008Pro-European Boris Tadic may have regained the Serbian presidency, but his country remains sharply divided and the fight for its European future is not over. The EU should think hard about ways to support the pro-democracy camp.
Macedonia: a Light unto the Gentiles? (Commentary)
Daniel Korski - 08 January 2008Despite recent problems, Macedonia's record is still "best in class" and its Euro-Atlantic integration should continue posthaste.
Russia's elections and the Putin succession (Commentary)
- 11 December 2007Will Russia's political tradition of personalised autocracy allow Putin's survival strategy to succeed? An analysis in Bulgarian
by Mark Galeotti - 04th April, 2018
by Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23rd March, 2018
The survey reveals the varying motivations of the 28 EU member states for keeping Turkey close -- but not too close.
by Andrew Wilson - 27th October, 2017
Dramatic change may not be on the cards, but the EU can and should shift to a ‘status quo plus’ approach that builds on existing activity.