Susi Dennison - 19 September 2019
Billed as a safe pair of hands, Ursula von der Leyen is about to find out that caution can only take her so far.
Zsuzsanna Végh - 17 September 2019
The man nominated to encourage democratic norms among the EU’s neighbours has overseen the degradation of Hungary’s own standards. The damage could already be done.
Pawel Zerka - 13 September 2019
Trade policy is set to become one of the key tools of Ursula von der Leyen’s “union that strives for more”. But securing support from national governments and European citizens will be a challenge.
Vessela Tcherneva - 07 August 2019
The main message for the Western Balkans is clear: countries in the region need to demonstrate a sufficient level of political governance before any technical process of EU accession can begin.
Pawel Zerka - 18 July 2019
Seven key challenges lie ahead of von der Leyen who will have to invent a magic formula to solve the political puzzles of the European Union
Vessela Tcherneva - 24 June 2019
The recent European Parliamentary elections revealed that there is more to Europe's political geography than the traditional east-west divide
Susi Dennison - 29 May 2019
With two thirds of Europeans voting for a pro-European party, the big challenge now is for the political groups to move beyond their status quo ways of working
Zsuzsanna Szelényi - 23 May 2019
European politicians need to pick voters’ legitimate worries out amid the noise of populist fear-mongering. And then they need to provide leadership to address these worries.
Teresa Coratella - 23 May 2019
Russia and migration remain issues that divide the Polish and Italian governments from each other. And such disharmony could yet stymie cooperation between right-wing populists after the European Parliament poll.
Mark Leonard - 23 May 2019
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