Articles on José Ignacio Torreblanca

If Europe were a country (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 04 September 2015

The Government would have convened Parliament to request extraordinary funds and approve emergency measures.

Tsipras’s Failure (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 21 July 2015

Tsipras chose the wrong allies and his negotiation tactics have shattered trust between the parties

The eccentric Cameron (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 08 May 2015

During the last four years, Cameron has performed all kinds of juggling acts to simultaneously keep three balls in the air with two hands.

A European shipwreck (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 29 April 2015

To declare war on the smugglers will simply divert migratory pressure to other areas.

(Limited) freedom of movement (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 08 April 2015

The EU must not confuse the subjects of counter-terrorism and migration.

Tsipras's Mistake (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 30 March 2015

Tsipras's first task should have been to find the higher political reasoning to encourage the extension of the bailout programme in favour of Greece.

The Israeli Spell (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 26 March 2015

The policy of Benjamin Netanyahu is far from ensuring security for Israel.

Bibi and the bomb (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 11 March 2015

That Netanyahu can vehemently denounce the nuclear agreement with Iran but keep his nuclear arsenal out of public debate is a miracle of biblical proportions.

Brussels has fallen (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 24 February 2015

Internal divisions and external challenges threaten the continued survival of the European Union. 

Arming Ukraine is a bad idea (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 11 February 2015

Ukraine is the victim of Russian aggression, but Europe must play its own game, not Russia’s.