Denis MacShane

Denis MacShane is a Contributing Editor at The Globalist. He was the UK's Minister for Europe from 2002 to 2005 — and is the author of “Brexiternity. The Uncertain Fate of Britain” published by IB Tauris-Bloomsbury, London, October 2019. Follow him @DenisMacShane

Swiss Hold Second Referendum and Say Yes to Europe

The Brexit virus refuses to cross the Channel.

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Boris Johnson’s 10(!) Brexits to Ponder

A political decision principally made by the prime minister alone will determine what sort of exit from the EU we start 2021 with.

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How to Handle the Evolution of Belarus

The West should support democracy in Belarus, but avoid provocative promises.

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25 Years After Srebrenica: No Peace or Reconciliation in West Balkans

Imagine it is 1970 — and still there is no peace or reconciliation between France and Germany. Fast forward to the present and consider the situation in the West Balkans.

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Do Black Nations Matter in Brussels?

Even the biggest supporter of the EU at times has to pause and ask why it is so keen on double standards. It blacklists poor African countries for money laundering, not rich countries.

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UK: Boris Johnson Digs In Over Dominic Cummings Affair and Brexit

Dominic Cummings, die-hard Brexiteer and UK sovereignty fetishist, is now part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s problems — and no longer a solution.

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COVID 19 and the Marshall Plan Illusion

Why the Marshall Plan would be turned down by today’s European leaders.

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UK: Tory Men and Labour Measures

How the cooptation of the pre-Corbyn Labour Party’s agenda is designed to keep Boris Johnson and the Tories in power for a long period.

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Erdogan, Desperado and Constant Provocateur

Nothing seemed to stop Erdogan’s provocations on Europe’s eastern flank — until he met his match. The big losers are the Turkish people.

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2020: Europe’s Annus Horribilis?

Germany´s Ursula von der Leyen and the European Commission have to overcome five major challenges.

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