The political ballgame in Europe will change profoundly after Brexit. A clear realignment is already apparent as the dynamics between smaller member states, in particular, begins to shift.
Europe has lost its moral compass. Its current enthusiasm for interests will one day come back to haunt it.
By imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, U.S. President Donald Trump is proposing a 19th century strategy in the context of a 21st century global economy.
A massive deterioration of the rule of law in Turkey is making a political alliance with the EU impossible, but cooperation must continue. Supporting the country’s resilient democrats is a major political task for Brussels.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum will likely come with costs to the global economic and diplomatic order that exceed their domestic benefits.
Europeans have, on paper, been able to make significant strides on defense cooperation over the past year.
The UK prime minister has failed to present a compelling vision for post-Brexit Europe and remains indecisive about Britain’s future trade relationship with the EU.
Donald Trump’s preference for competition over cooperation does not mean that his administration will jettison entirely the established U.S. global-security role.
The situation in Eastern Europe sheds light on the ongoing crisis of leadership and integration within the European Union.
If and when the UK decides to close the curtain on its EU membership, China will be there, if and only if it suits Beijing’s own agenda.
The Carnegie Europe Program in Washington provides insight and analysis on political and security developments within Europe, transatlantic relations, and Europe’s global role. Working in coordination with Carnegie Europe in Brussels, the program brings together U.S. and European policymakers and experts on the strategic issues facing Europe.