Milica Delevic, Tena Prelec - 24 October 2019
The French veto on North Macedonia EU membership shows that Brussels urgently needs a new approach to EU enlargement
Tara Varma - 08 November 2019
The thread that runs through most of Macron’s speeches and declarations is European strategic sovereignty: he fears that Europe will be marginalised in a world in which authoritarian powers are rising.
Vessela Tcherneva & Tara Varma - 25 October 2019
Without a credible path to EU membership, the Western Balkans could easily succumb to the lure of regional nationalism – and to generous Russian, Turkish, and Chinese offers in the EU’s own back yard.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 12 November 2019
Macron’s and AKK’s distinct styles obscure a core agreement: threats to the transatlantic relationship mean that European countries must finally stand up and defend themselves.
Nick Witney - 21 October 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to have the momentum to get his Brexit deal over the line – and to follow up with a general election triumph while the electorate are still sighing with relief.
Gustav Gressel - 03 November 2019
Russia is now in charge of a multi-front war. It will need to manage relations between multiple local actors very carefully.
Josef Janning - 08 November 2019
Berlin has turned punching below one’s weight into an art form. This is not good enough, either for Germany or for Europe.
Chris Raggett & Jeremy Shapiro - 28 October 2019
Has the world reached peak Trump yet? Doesn’t look like it
Yasmin Samrai - 30 October 2019
While it is no longer complacent about Chinese influence, Germany has failed to craft a policy that effectively reassesses the balance of opportunities and risks.
Amel Boubekeur - 01 November 2019
Algeria’s Hirak movement is rejecting the continuation of old ways in new forms. How will the army respond?