The EU treaties allow willing and capable member states to cooperate more closely on defense. But it is hard to believe that this mechanism will add much to EU security efforts.
Geert Wilders, leader of the far-right Party for Freedom, is unlikely to win the Netherlands’ upcoming election. But that won’t stop him from influencing government policies.
The shallow state is in many respects the antithesis of the deep state. It actively eschews experience, knowledge, relationships, insight, craft, special skills, tradition, and shared values and in fact celebrates its ignorance of and disdain for those things.
The breakup of the European Union into a collection of nation-states would lead to enormous instability.
As the 2017 Munich Security Conference draws to a close, it is clear that the future of the EU will be determined largely in Washington and Paris.
For those who read every line of India’s latest Economic Survey, the situation is alarming. For those who read in-between the lines, it is disturbing.
A combination of serious economic policy blunders by Athens and selfish policies by Greece’s eurozone partners have led to an impasse. It is time for sense to prevail.
While the global trading system clearly needs fixing, punishing Mexican exporters would do little to address the fundamental problem of excess savings in certain countries.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Romania’s EU membership has not ridden the country of the deep, pervasive, and ubiquitous scourge of corruption. But the people are not afraid to speak out.