Italy can play an active role in shaping European defence policy – if it avoids getting distracted by its internal political tribulations
The EU should become a global standard-setter for the energy transition, and prepare to manage the profound geopolitical repercussions of the Green Deal in its relationships with its neighbourhood
As European and US ambivalence towards the Western Balkans persists, the region will be in increasing danger of falling into an endless spiral of competition between various foreign actors
Most Europeans rejoiced at Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election, but they do not think he can help America make a comeback as the pre-eminent global leader
How can the Portuguese presidency strengthen European strategic autonomy?
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Faced with a growing Sino-American rivalry and a world in which US power may be diminishing, Portugal will have to decide how to maintain its traditional Atlanticism while increasingly focusing on Europe
Europe and the US should focus their efforts on swiftly returning to the original nuclear agreement with Iran rather than holding out for the unlikely prospect of better terms
A new Africa-Europe strategic partnership is on the cards. But this will only come to fruition if the European Union gets its member states on board to engage in a substantive discussion with the African Union
France has blocked progress on enlargement in the Western Balkans. In the Biden era, Emmanuel Macron should think again about bringing the region into the EU
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Ellie Geranmayeh comments on the US engagement with Iran.
Ellie Geranmayeh comments on how the E3 are pressing the US to re-start engagement with Iran.
Bloomberg refers to Theodore Murphy’s commentary on how Europe can work with Africa amid the global scramble for vaccines
Marietje Schaake comments on the regulatory battle between Canberra and Facebook, and on the great power that big tech has in our societies.
Regional organisations have proliferated in Africa, with many organisations attempting to address similar issues in similar parts of the continent. Europeans should take stock of the situation they have helped create.
As climate action becomes more material to economic interests, Europe and China will both compete and cooperate with each other, against the backdrop of an overarching systemic rivalry
Artificial intelligence is a rapidly advancing field that policymakers everywhere are struggling to keep up with
North African countries such as Morocco and Tunisia can help Europe meet its carbon emissions targets and strengthen its position in the face of fierce competition from China
Covid-19 has damaged Russia’s economy and President Vladimir Putin’s political agenda
Facebook, Twitter, Fox News – by blurring the truth, all pose a risk to democracy itself. But the US and EU can counter them together