Articles on European Strategy

Grey zone politics: Why Ukraine needs creative international cooperation (Commentary)

Pavlo Klimkin, Andreas Umland - 16 April 2020

With the EU, NATO, and their member states preoccupied with domestic challenges, Ukraine and its international partners need new ways to support the country’s security, resilience, and growth.
 

European solidarity now, in the interest of all member states (Commentary)

- 09 April 2020

Joint German-Italian appeal to the governments of all member states and to EU institutions.

Sweden goes it alone: The EU’s coronavirus exception (Commentary)

Marlene Riedel - 09 April 2020

Covid-19 serves as a magnifying glass for even the smallest differences between countries – in governance, society, and attitudes.
 

The EU as a digital regulatory superpower: Implications for the United States (Commentary)

Carla Hobbs - 08 April 2020

The US and the EU could move beyond their persistent regulatory and technological disputes to establish a common position on the digital space.

Bouncing back again: How past crises can help Eastern Europe fight covid-19 (Commentary)

Vessela Tcherneva - 08 April 2020

Common standards of health security, tech and information sharing in research and development, and better integration within healthcare supply chains could help Europe take a big step forward.

The EU can emerge stronger from the pandemic if Merkel seizes the moment (Commentary)

Timothy Garton Ash - 07 April 2020

One member state has become a dictatorship as others spiral into debt. Germany must lead the European Union through the coronavirus crisis

How Europe can help Iran fight covid-19 (Commentary)

Esfandyar Batmanghelidj, Ellie Geranmayeh - 06 April 2020

European governments and the EU should press the US to strengthen the humanitarian exemptions in its Iran sanctions.

Finally, some good news: Albania and North Macedonia on the road to EU membership (Commentary)

Tania Lessenska - 06 April 2020

It is in the EU’s interest to continuously emphasise its commitment to Albania and North Macedonia – especially given the growing influence of countries such as China, Russia, and Turkey in the Western Balkans.

The EU’s ‘Irini’ Libya mission: Europe’s Operation Cassandra (Commentary)

Tarek Megerisi - 03 April 2020

Europe’s latest move seems likely to marginalise it and damage its credibility as an honest broker.

The coronavirus: A geopolitical earthquake (Commentary)

Javi López - 02 April 2020

The covid-19 crisis is holding up a mirror to Western countries – making us realise that the perception we have of ourselves might be distorted.