Goodbye Balkans, Hello Adriatic Penninsula (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 08 April 2008

The EU?s Western Balkans policy has had a mixed record since 2001 and new thinking is required in preparation for the next Commission.

From the Big Three to the Weimar Triangle (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 04 April 2008

If the EU is to face up to its global ambitions, a revitalized Weimar triangle needs to take on more political leadership.

The threat of a boycott (Commentary)

John Fox - 28 March 2008

European leaders need to follow France and Poland's example and take a tougher line on China, with real political threats, if the situation in Tibet does not improve.

Seeking a new international approach on Afghanistan and Pakistan (Commentary)

Shada Islam and Daniel Korski - 28 March 2008

Kai Eide's appointment as the UN envoy in Kabul provides an opportunity to craft a new international strategy for Afghanistan and the region.

London calling: How Britain now runs European security (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 20 March 2008

With French President Sarkozy due in London, almost despite itself Britain has again become the centerpiece of European security cooperation

One China against one dream (Commentary)

François Godement - 17 March 2008

The events shaking the wider Tibetan area should lead both the Chinese government and its international partners to a deep reconsideration of past policies.

Iraq after Bush (Commentary)

Pierre Schori - 17 March 2008

The most important question of the US presidential campaign is whether we can hope for a rejection of 'democratic imperialism' after an illegal war that made both the US and the world less safe.

What's next for Tibet? (Commentary)

John Fox - 17 March 2008

The EU needs to act to ensure that China does not use violence to put down protests in Tibet, but engages the Dalai Lama in real dialogue.

Zapatero: what next? (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 10 March 2008

With a good international image and a key position in Europe, Latin America and the Mediterranean, there is an opportunity for Spain to play a more prominent global role which the new government should explore.

China?s African propaganda offensive (Commentary)

John Fox - 04 March 2008

A new propaganda offensive by China on its activities in Africa provides an opening for the West. We should use this to persuade China to take responsibility for its impact in Africa.