Tag Archives: EU

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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Brexit: The UK’s Four Options, All Tough

The Brexit agreement between the UK and the EU is full of contradictions.

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Brexit: Michael Gove Moves to Center Stage

The Irish issue is far from solved. Along with the rest of the many vexing Brexit issues, it is set to dominate UK politics for years ahead.

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