Tag Archives: Europe

The European Union: Like Building a Cathedral!

Will the “cathedral” – aka the EU – ever be completed? Is it worth the effort? Or might it fall down and bankrupt its builders?

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The Holiday From History Is Over

Why it is not only smart, but mandatory for mature powers to stop being overly ambitious in the field of foreign policy.

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Merkel: One More Time

In 2017, German Chancellor Merkel will assume the helm of her troubled country – for the fourth time. Unless she decides not to run.

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TTIP: Yes or No? — A Brief Checklist

Plenty of reasons why Europeans should be very wary to conclude this trade deal with the US.

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TTIP: Why the Rush?

Reflections on the negotiating style of the United States.

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Kosovo: A Country That Doesn’t Exist? Really, Belgrade?

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has been a steadfast advocate for constructiveness in the West Balkans.

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Managing the Forces of European Populism

Voters must stop expecting easy solutions from politicians. And politicians must stop pretending they have them.

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Toward a Europe of the Regions? Brexit’s Real Implications

What do European citizens and politicians need to think about after the British vote?

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The Dialectics of German Leadership in Europe

What does the balance of power in the EU shifting towards Germany really mean?

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Merkel On the Brink?

Germany at a crossroad of domestic and foreign policy change.

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