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Another Type of European Democracy: The Emergence of Modern Greece

How clientelism became a way of life in Greece.

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Germany’s SPD on the War Path Against von der Leyen

Why MEPs should avoid small-minded, backbiting politics as they elect the EU Commission President.

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EU: Brussels Needs Real Energy Pro

The CEE countries were left out of all top jobs in Brussels. As compensation, the top EU energy job should be filled by them.

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Middle East: Towards a Nuclear Arms Race

U.S. policy is confounding efforts to prevent the Middle East from barreling towards a nuclear and ballistic missiles arms race.

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Greece: A Solid Base for Reform

The European Commission should grant Greece short-term fiscal leeway under the condition that Mitsotakis indeed delivers the promised reforms.

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Greece: The Mitsotakis Family Clan is Back in Power

Mitsotakis can celebrate his win and the return of his family clan to political power. But the problems will arrive very fast in Greece.

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Trump’s Military Pomp: A Sign of Weakness

Trump’s penchant for military parades harks back to the old unlamented Soviet Union.

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Zelensky and the Donbas Conflict

Why Kyiv’s confrontation with Moscow in Eastern Ukraine will continue without an EU policy change.

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Winners and Losers in Europe

Europe and the EU have undergone great changes in recent times. Here are five winners and five losers.

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Four Reasons Why von der Leyen Can Prevail

Despite some obstacles, it is likely that Ursula von der Leyen will lead the next European Commission.

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