The EU tends to move more slowly — but it does get its act together.
The EU’s patience to throw Italy yet another lifeline after the current one is rapidly vanishing.
Surprisingly, Germany’s veteran Chancellor is replicating Gerhard Schröder’s moves to poison the transatlantic relationship — in her case by eagerly doing China’s bidding inside the EU.
Boris Johnson faces new challenges to British sovereignty, as global power shifts, tiny yet relevant, have returned in the aftermath of Brexit.
The UK needs to realize that cutting trade links with the continent has always been dumb — whether for Napoleon in December 1807 or Johnson in December 2020.
An exhausted British Prime Minister simply can’t fight on two fronts.
The EU searches for a solid strategy for dealing with Turkey. The new U.S. administration may induce it to toughen its course.
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.