Tag Archives: EU

Missed Opportunities: The Political Culture of Greece Since 1974

How the old failings of the Greek state adapted to the era of European integration.

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Keeping the Western Balkans Outside the EU

Why on earth are Merkel and Macron slamming the door to the EU shut for Europeans between the Aegean and Adriatic?

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The G20’s Economic Weight

What share of the global economy is represented at the G20 summit?

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G20: How Many Countries Really?

The G20 summit will represent a fifth of the world’s governments.

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Will Italy’s Finances Shake Europe?

Five Star leader Di Maio still has not learned that comments which may go down well during an election campaign can easily backfire for a senior politician in office.

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Decertifying the Iran Deal Is Dangerously Reckless

Trump’s dreadful mistake of decertifying the JCPOA could have horrifying consequences for the Middle East.

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To Secede or Not to Secede: Learning from Catalonia

When is it appropriate for a region of a larger geopolitical entity to secede? And what criteria should be used to decide the legitimacy of a secession bid?

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Merkel’s Germany: Shaper or Taker of a United Europe?

As Europe’s largest economy struggles to find its future path, what about calls that Germany is Europe’s hegemon?

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Poland’s Path and Challenges: A Reality Check

Though the Polish economy faces external threats, the greatest challenges remain inside the country.

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Poland’s Economic Destiny: Middle-Income Trap?

Despite the Polish economy’s success post-1990, the challenge of escaping the middle-income trap is steep.

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