Europe must fulfil its responsibility in Kosovo (Commentary)

Martti Ahtisaari, Wolfgang Ischinger and Albert Rohan - 20 February 2009

Kosovo is a European problem and the EU has the prime responsibility to turn it into a success story.

Re-booting Europe?s Iraq Policy (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 18 February 2009

With German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on a two-day visit to Iraq it is high time for the EU to revamp its five-year old Iraq strategy.

The eurozone needs a government bond market (Commentary)

George Soros - 18 February 2009

George Soros argues that a eurozone government bond market would bring immediate and vital benefits.

Serbia, mon amour (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 16 February 2009

Spain should have nothing to fear from Kosovo?s independence, writes Jose Ignacio Torreblanca.

How to avoid the ruin of the European market (Commentary)

Giuliano Amato and Emma Bonino - 11 February 2009

Taskforces chaired by the European Commission should co-ordinate state aid, making sure that national measures reinforce each other to the greater benefit of the sectors concerned and avoid bending competition rules, writes Giuliano Amato and Emma Bonino.

Will the difference really make a difference? (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 11 February 2009

In her review of the Munich Security Conference, Ulrike Gu?rot argues that the US reassured Europe of its commitment to a multilateral approach to foreign policy. But how visible, deep and quick will the change in transatlantic relations be?

Transatlantic relations ? three paradigms, three urgent changes (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 09 February 2009

This week?s Munich Security Conference offers a platform for transatlantic change. Ulrike Gu?rot discusses three necessary paradigm shifts.

Europe retreats (Commentary)

Richard Gowan - 09 February 2009

Europe's military is beating the retreat just as the world's emerging powers are expanding their presence ? an early sign perhaps of a new international order.

Blame the policy, not the army (Commentary)

Nick Witney - 05 February 2009

As the British Army?s problems deepen, Nick Witney blames a defence policy too fixated on the US.

Europe needs to forge a strategy to cope with a shaken, evolving Russia (Commentary)

Timothy Garton Ash - 05 February 2009

Our vital interests from energy to security cry out for a new, fully European Ostpolitik - and one nation holds the key.