Boris Johnson would face a specific handicap in his talks with Brussels. The desire to grant him any concession is virtually zero.
More than any other, these EU elections are a battleground to determine the future direction of the European project.
EU citizens head to the polls to elect a new parliament in the most important EU election in recent times. Here’s what to look out for.
The system to select the new Commission President may have been well-intentioned, but it remains the private plaything of Brussels insiders with little contact to European citizens.
UK poll shift sends clear message to the two major parties – sort Brexit out fast.
The U.S. is no longer the active leader in promoting press freedom as a vital pillar of democracy. The EU ought to fill this space.
Why on earth are Merkel and Macron slamming the door to the EU shut for Europeans between the Aegean and Adriatic?
Despite Trump’s apparent obsession with German cars and the German trade surplus, political support in the U.S. for a trade war against the EU is much weaker than for getting tough on China.
Look for significant noise, but not for a genuine trade war across the Atlantic.