Articles on EU instruments

Germany's hunt for a coalition of the willing (Commentary)

Angeliki Dimitriadi - 03 December 2015

Germany is searching for European partners to end its splendid isolation over the refugee crisis

Welcome to the 'Jungle' (Commentary)

Dina Pardijs - 25 November 2015

Divisions over Calais' irregular migrant camp, "the Jungle" reflect divisions in Europe more widely

German foreign policy after Paris (Commentary)

Almut Möller - 20 November 2015

Following Paris attacks, Germany once again faces a question of identity over its foreign and security policy

Article 42.7: An explainer (Commentary)

ECFR - 19 November 2015

What does France's invocation of Article 42.7 - the EU's mutual defence provision - mean for the EU and its member states

Migrations: let’s not fall into ISIS’ trap (Commentary)

Mattia Toaldo - 18 November 2015

Closing our borders to keep the others away is precisely what ISIS wants.

Real solidarity with France (Commentary)

Nick Witney - 18 November 2015

France's call for European support in response to Paris attacks is an opportunity for the EU to renew cohesion over military cooperation

View from Berlin: Merkel under pressure (Commentary)

Almut Möller - 17 November 2015

Angela Merkel finds herself under heavy pressure domestically for her stance on migration

View from Paris: A change is coming (Commentary)

Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 17 November 2015

France’s focus on Africa at Valetta may be a casualty of the Paris massacres

View from London: A foreign policy focus (Commentary)

Susi Dennison - 17 November 2015

Renewed focus on foreign policy responses on migration following Valetta and Paris attacks brings London back into the picture

Will Europe hold together after Paris? (Commentary)

Mark Leonard & Vessela Tcherneva - 16 November 2015

Beneath the talk of unity and common anxiety, three dividing lines are opening up across Europe - how they are resolved will determine whether the EU emerges stronger with its values intact.