Can Europe learn the language of power? Anna Nadibaidze reviews Hans Kribbe’s book about the E.U.’s encounters with strongmen. … More Book Review: “The Strongmen: European Encounters with Sovereign Power” by Hans Kribbe
What international political trends should you follow in the year ahead? Our editors explain. … More 3 Foreign Policy Trends to Watch in 2021
As protests against Belarusian President Lukashenko continue, Anna Nadibaidze argues that the EU should take a stronger stance to support the opposition. … More Belarus is at a Crossroads. Europe Should Support the Side of Democracy.
In the midst of the pandemic, Macron and Merkel have come together on an EU recovery plan. Ronja Ganster explains why Franco-German collaboration shouldn’t end there. … More Can the Pandemic Revive Relations Between Macron and Merkel?
Amid the uncertainty around Brexit, people are turning to simplistic metaphors to describe and explain what will happen. But such language isn’t providing clarity: it’s limiting our ability to imagine peace in Europe, argues Madeline McSherry. … More Tragic Divorce or WWII? Understanding Brexit Through Metaphors