Articles on EU instruments

Europe’s jigsaw response to the refugee crisis (Commentary)

François Godement - 02 September 2015

It is clear that there will be no good solution to the refugee crisis, only partial responses.

Moving on from panic mode: was last week a turning point in the migration challenge? (Commentary)

Susi Dennison - 01 September 2015

German FM Steinmeier and Economics Minister Gabriel call for solidarity, humanity, fair distribution and support.

A mismanaged bailout is worse than a Grexit (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 02 July 2015

With Greece on the brink and accusations and counter-accusations making the round, one could do worse than look to Argentina to see how a recovery could work.

War and peace in Berlin’s minds: threat inflation and denial in Germany (Commentary)

Gustav Gressel - 17 June 2015

Why do Germans so strongly oppose military intervention in defence of NATO?

Migration and the Mediterranean (Commentary)

Anna Terrón Cusí - 13 May 2015

The EU's latest moves on migration still do not make clear that it is ready for the fundamental decisions that are necessary.

(Limited) freedom of movement (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 08 April 2015

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

UN Peace Operations and European Security: New Strategic Dynamics (Commentary)

Richard Gowan - 25 February 2015

Europe faces a worsening security situation on many fronts and needs tools – new and old – to stabilize its neighbourhood.

Why we favour ditching investment protection in TTIP (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 11 February 2015

ISDS measures could sink TTIP and their benefits are insufficient to warrant the risk – so free-traders should advocate dropping them from negotiations.

The “strategic” case for TTIP (Commentary)

Hans Kundnani - 09 February 2015

As opposition to the TTIP increases, supporters increasingly fall back on the “strategic” case for the deal – no matter how flawed the logic is.