The cases of Latvia and Bosnia & Herzegovina demonstrate that the effectiveness of the EU External Incentives Model has dramatically reduced since the enlargements of 2004 and 2007.
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If the response to migration is for Europe to make its southern border even more dangerous to cross and to detain more migrants in ever more appalling decisions, then we have lurched in the wrong direction.
European defence policy cannot ignore economic dimensions. Falling defence budgets and rising costs mean that difficult choices are ahead for nation states, the EU, and national defence industries.
The Nobel Prize Committee appears to have missed an opportunity to identify what is most distinctive about the EU and its contribution to “fraternity among nations” – its dispute settlement system.
Europe’s increasing military shortcomings need addressing. If Europeans aspire to exert real influence over international security affairs, they must do so collectively, or not at all.
This collection of essays by Robert Cooper offers a concise yet often controversial view of Europe’s place in the new world order and of what can be done to tackle fanaticism.
The idea of civilization may have lost its importance, but understanding different civilizing processes is critical for promoting respect and trust between the diverse peoples of today’s international society.
Some political heavyweights have proclaimed that multiculturalism has failed. However, this edited collection argues that it remains the best way to conceptualise citizenship in Europe.
Rather than a “Clash of Civilizations”, Senghass argues there is a clash within civilizations and it should be met with a thoughtful and engaging dialogue that promotes peace and development.
Examining Huntington’s thesis over the past 20 years, Murshed argues conflict occurs primarily within rather than between states and that these conflicts never evolve in a socio-economic vacuum.
National, European and Human Security examines whether, if at all, human security and national security have converged in the past decade, and how they currently co-exist.
Ukraine has been dominated in recent years by a corrupt elite whose heavy handed tactics have made it difficult for an effective opposition to organize. The key question is how will this new minority Parliament govern?