Post Tagged with: "Europe"

EU-NATO Relations in the Era of Trump and of the European Defence Union

EU-NATO Relations in the Era of Trump and of the European Defence Union

With President Trump, the Warsaw declaration is now more important as it delivers quite clearly what were the hopes and fears of the Obama administration and of the EU.

Brexit and Instability

Brexit and Instability

Britain is exiting the EU as a stronger democracy, with more liberal policies, and more stability. The EU is heading in the other direction.

Quitaly, Outstria, ‘Eu Revoir’? The Coming Legacy of Brexit

Quitaly, Outstria, ‘Eu Revoir’? The Coming Legacy of Brexit

Brexit is merely an early skirmish in the battle for Europe. Further conflicts are coming.

In the Dawn of a New Barbaric Era

In the Dawn of a New Barbaric Era

People are no longer interested in facts. Post-truth politics is advancing, as seen in Trump’s presidential race in the USA and the Brexit shock.

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Review – Eurafrica: The Untold History of European Integration and Colonialism

Although a bit light on analysis, Hansen and Jonsson succeed in showing perceptively how European integration and colonialism in Africa are related.

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

The securitization of migration reinforces a politics of fear and racism.

Capitalism and Competition Regulation in Europe: A Synopsis

Capitalism and Competition Regulation in Europe: A Synopsis

In the era of embedded liberalism European competition regulation tended to serve a neo-mercantilist purpose by allowing for certain distortions of competition.

Fortress Europe?  Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

Fortress Europe? Porous Borders and EU Dependence on Neighbour Countries

EU borders cannot be understood without understanding the relations with its neighbours and the stability in its borderlands. The image of Fortress Europe is too naïve.

National Religions: How to be Both Under God and Under the European Union?

National Religions: How to be Both Under God and Under the European Union?

Religion may appear elusive in a European Union criticised for its abstraction, but the European context reinforces the national character of religions.

The Irish Same-Sex Marriage Referendum: Its Meaning for LGBT Rights in the EU

The Irish Same-Sex Marriage Referendum: Its Meaning for LGBT Rights in the EU

LGBT rights promotion across Europe remains an elite-level project. The EU must work directly with national partners to demonstrate that they matter equally.

The Politics of the Humanitarian Crisis in Europe

The Politics of the Humanitarian Crisis in Europe

In the face of the horrors and the tragic loss of life, allowing or even encouraging the spread of chaos by yielding to blackmail is always the wrong policy.

Civilizations and Global Hierarchies: An English School Approach

Civilizations and Global Hierarchies: An English School Approach

The concept of ‘civilization’ differentiates, evaluates, includes, and excludes. In doing so, the civilization discourse creates global hierarchies.

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