Susi Dennison - 11 February 2015
France did not seem inclined to build coalitions on foreign policy in 2014, preferring to go it alone – which made it less effective as a foreign policy leader.
Silvia Francescon - 10 February 2015
Governmental upheaval limited Italy’s ability to lead on foreign policy, but it remained engaged in the southern neighbourhood and moved forward the debate on privacy and security.
Susi Dennison - 09 February 2015
In spite of the rising tide of anti-European rhetoric, the UK’s diplomats are still cooperating with Europe and driving foreign policy initiatives within the EU framework.
Josef Janning - 05 February 2015
Germany became the leader of Europe’s foreign policy because of circumstance, not through its own design.
Piotr Buras - 05 February 2015
The Ukraine crisis pushed Poland to the forefront of EU diplomacy, but as Germany stepped up, Poland’s leadership was sidelined.
Vessela Tcherneva - 04 February 2015
Bulgaria took few foreign policy initiatives in 2014 because of internal troubles, but the country made one tough decision in abandoning the South Stream pipeline project.
Piotr Buras - 03 February 2015
The German question has emerged again, but this time, the answer will depend on whether Germany is willing to embrace its role as an agent of change.
Josef Janning - 11 November 2014
Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany needs to think about its way of exercising power within the EU – and what it hopes to achieve.
Hans Kundnani & Angela Stanzel - 09 October 2014
The expansion of the dialogue between Germany and China to include foreign and security policy could have a huge, and potentially problematic, effect for the European Union.
François Godement - 10 June 2014
The BNP Paribas case shows that the United States is happy to risk plunging the European banking system into chaos. Europe should take note.
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