The Brexit virus refuses to cross the Channel.
The German government and the EU have very compelling legal defenses against any claims for damages because of stopping the North Stream 2 gas pipeline project.
The ways in which the EU can put pressure on a UK that is going rogue are very limited — and potentially vast at the same time.
Boris Johnson’s latest Brexit moves give the Scottish independence movement a fresh impulse.
In its negotiations with the EU, the UK government still puts false hopes on “heavenly” intervention by Germany’s Angela Merkel.
Compared to the extreme disunity and cynicism that rules the U.S. political process, the decision-making process of the EU27 is a sea of calm and rationality.
How Angela Merkel could effectively operate at the just-concluded European Summit on the basis of a well-hedged position.
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.
With regard to the EU’s own financial resources, Europe is taking another page from U.S. financial history.