Articles on Coronavirus

Pulling through the coronavirus together: European and international solutions to the pandemic (Commentary)

Susi Dennison & Anthony Dworkin & Jeremy Shapiro - 27 March 2020

European governments can only defend their citizens effectively if they cooperate at a European level and reinforce multilateral structures based on openness and information sharing.

Serbia’s coronavirus diplomacy unmasked (Commentary)

Majda Ruge & Janka Oertel - 26 March 2020

The Serbian president has exploited the EU’s internal divisions to insult the bloc and legitimise his policies, as well as his courtship of authoritarian partners.

 

Haven and hell: How the EU should protect refugees during the covid-19 crisis (Commentary)

René Wildangel - 24 March 2020

Even as it comes under intense pressure during the current crisis, the EU should not fail the most vulnerable displaced persons.
 

CureVac, covid-19, and economic statecraft: Lessons for Europe (Commentary)

Jonathan Hackenbroich - 24 March 2020

Trump’s bid for CureVac should spur Europeans to strengthen their investment screening rules – and signal to China and the US that unwanted takeovers will cost them.

Resilience before reinvention: The EU’s role in the Covid-19 crisis (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 24 March 2020

For those who genuinely want to rescue and strengthen the EU, it would be dangerous to conclude that they must reinvent it.

Mother of all problems: The return of crisis manager Merkel (Commentary)

Jana Puglierin - 24 March 2020

German decision-makers must now bear in mind not only their country’s well-being but also that of the entire EU.

How Brussels could get crisis management right this time (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 23 March 2020

The EU got it wrong in the financial crisis – and paid a heavy price. But this time could be different.

Poland: Politics in a time of corona (Commentary)

Andrzej Mendel-Nykorowycz - 23 March 2020

The Polish government was swift to introduce tough measures on the coronavirus – but not to postpone a presidential election it thinks it will win.

Coronavirus: Britain on the brink (Commentary)

Nick Witney - 20 March 2020

Britain’s Brexiteer government may be relearning the value of expertise – if only slowly.