Articles on José Ignacio Torreblanca

Juncker’s Commission is crumbling (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 03 October 2014

Some dubious appointments are causing strong resistance to Juncker's Commission within the European Parliament.

The New World Disorder (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 30 September 2014

As a marked increase in conflict causes instability across the globe, the West can only watch international order unravel.

The Russian mirror has broken (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 25 September 2014

Putin has diverted Russia's course from modernisation to revisionism in order to shore up the power of a small elite.

Iraq, forge of the 21st century (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 25 June 2014

Bush gave Saddam a kicking, but left Iran to rule over a region infested with terrorists.

It's the Socialists, not Cameron, who could block a Juncker Presidency (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 25 June 2014

Cameron might not be able to stop a Juncker presidency, but the European Socialists might. 

The EU has won, Russia has lost (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 17 June 2014

If Russia’s aim was to keep Ukraine within its sphere of influence, it has clearly failed

Who rules in Europe? (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 05 June 2014

The European Union is facing a crisis of democracy. Will we choose the future or the past?

Explaining the EP election results: Spain (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 26 May 2014

Spain’s two-party system gets a warning and populists join the fray

What to watch for on election night: A 3-point guide (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 22 May 2014

ECFR's explainer on the European Parliament elections

Who will run Europe after the European Parliament elections? (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 16 May 2014

In this year's European elections the main parties are presenting candidates to head the EU Commission, but coalition mechanisms will probably lead to "politics as usual".