Post Tagged with: "European Union"

Interview – João Aguiar Machado

Interview – João Aguiar Machado

João Aguiar Machado discusses the European Union’s Common Fishing Policy and his thoughts on environmental sustainability, particularly in the Black Sea Region.

European Defence at a Crossroads

European Defence at a Crossroads

The recent emergence of the EU as a regional defence actor is gradually eroding the notion of the traditional Anglo-American driven European defence leadership of NATO.

Towards a New Cold War?

Towards a New Cold War?

Russia’s position requires that the West acquiesce to a Russian ‘sphere of influence’. In the EU, sensitivities about a ‘new Yalta’ will make that hard to accept.

Humanity on the Move: Migration in the Age of Walls and Borders

Humanity on the Move: Migration in the Age of Walls and Borders

The migratory landscape and political responses to movement of people offer ground for reflection on our liberal polities and our responsibility toward strangers.

Deal or No Deal? Europe and the Italian Elections

Deal or No Deal? Europe and the Italian Elections

While Italians have grown more Eurosceptic in these last few years, the reality is that even today most of them would not be prepared to leave the European Union.

In Varietate Concordia: How Path Dependency Affects the Brexit Negotiations

In Varietate Concordia: How Path Dependency Affects the Brexit Negotiations

Britain has been, to quote Stephen George, an ‘awkward partner’ with warm feelings for European integration only present among pockets of society.

Promoting Democracy in Serbia — The Limits of EU Conditionality

Promoting Democracy in Serbia — The Limits of EU Conditionality

Despite the EU’s use of conditionality, Serbia remains far from constituting a consolidated democracy, and recent trends suggest it may be backsliding.

The Rise and Fall of Europe: Unity and Challenge

The Rise and Fall of Europe: Unity and Challenge

Union allows the economic domination of a small economy like Greece; it does not allow within itself two competitive monoliths.

Austrian Elections: A ‘shift to the Right’ and a ‘mixed Bag’ for Europe

Austrian Elections: A ‘shift to the Right’ and a ‘mixed Bag’ for Europe

Recent elections in Austria are a ‘mixed bag’ result for Europe, with the People’s Party speaking out for integration and the Freedom Party seeing ‘renationalisation’.

Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

Open Access Book – Meditations on Diplomacy: Comparative Cases in Diplomatic Practice and Foreign Policy

This book, by Stephen Chan, explores via a range of examples, the challenges diplomacy faces today as actors seek to change history and undermine interests.

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