European Union

Post-Brexit EU Defence Policy: Is Germany Leading towards a European Army?

Alberto Cunha • Jul 5 2020 • Articles
In the wake of Trump's unilateralism, France and Germany have repeated proposals to create a European army, but different ideas persist about what this would mean.

The European Union’s Security and Defence Policy Beyond COVID-19

Shreya Sinha • Jun 24 2020 • Articles
The EU must ensure defence is part of its post-pandemic recovery in order to achieve its goal of strategic autonomy and enhance its role a security actor.

Opinion – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of COVID-19 Recovery Financing in Europe

Frederick Kliem • Jun 17 2020 • Articles
COVID-19 has exposed the weaknesses of both the EU and the eurozone and brought into question the fiscal and political survival of the bloc.

COVID-19 and Democracy in the European Union

Alexander Brotman • May 26 2020 • Articles
without reform, the transformative power of Europe risks providing a false sense of renewal that will only help nationalists and populists in the years ahead.

The European Union’s Digital Strategy and COVID-19

Eduard Hovsepyan • May 19 2020 • Articles
The strategy in its current state successfully addresses most of the issues the outbreak of COVID-19 raises. Nevertheless, there is still room for improvement.

Grexit and Brexit: Lessons for the European Union

Ino Terzi • May 4 2020 • Articles
The two crises are largely attributable to the inability of the EU to successfully present itself as the solution to the problems of globalisation and its inability to counter critical domestic narratives.

Opinion – Coronavirus: Beyond Europe’s North-South Divide

Domenico Valenza • Apr 26 2020 • Articles
The European debate over coronavirus is not geographical but ideological, involving three competing views of how Europe should address current and future challenges.

European Parliaments in Times of Coronavirus

Christine Neuhold • Apr 18 2020 • Articles
Governments are calling the shots in this time of emergency. This becomes problematic if there is no clear end to this ‘state of danger’ and when (new) crisis measures are no longer democratically debated.

The EU’s Global Health Crisis Management: Past and Present

Susan Bergner • Apr 17 2020 • Articles
If the EU wants to act as a successful global health crises manager, it has to overcome the ‘first Europe then the rest logic’ and act at all levels – regional and international – simultaneously

Interview – Adam Fabry

E-International Relations • Apr 16 2020 • Features
Adam Fabry talks about his book and research on Hungary, including economic and political changes, the origins of the far-right and alternative forms of resistance.

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