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Austria is surrounded by neighbours whose failings on the rule of law could cause trouble for Austria itself. For this reason, stronger EU mechanisms would suit Vienna’s strategic positioning.
The 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war holds important lessons for European defence. European governments should study it urgently.
France and Germany have different priorities, but both partners come to the same conclusion: Europe must do more
The Egyptian regime has shown that it is prepared to give ground on individual cases or pieces of legislation in the face of concerted pressure
The current renaissance of civil society in Belarus has been possible thanks to, among other things, the development of the EU’s dialogue with the country in recent years
Recent elections have seen Georgia’s ruling party dig in, while Moldova’s has lost the presidency
With the advent of the second wave, the medical situation in all three Baltic countries is changing quickly and, therefore, demands some flexibility from them to adequately handle the crisis
Many people in the European Union’s wealthiest states feel powerless to shape its future
The Law and Justice party is learning from Vladimir Putin’s regime. And ordinary Poles are learning how to oppose it.