European donors should persist with a localist approach in Syria, but efforts should generate an inclusive notion of democratic citizenship rather than just support the liberal-moderate opposition.
Another wave of mass migration is likely to hit Europe, and unless the EU can muster collective action, the Schengen system of passport-free travel could be swept away.
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.
The Brexit negotiations have progressed thus far by kicking key issues down the road, but the road is fast running out.
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.
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.