Go east, Sweden

The Swedish presidency should tour the EU’s eastern periphery to ensure the region does not feel forgotten

Moldova’s surprise election result

The EU can play a positive role in brokering a solution in Moldova – it can’t afford a third election

Elections in Moldova. Again.

On 29 July Moldova will hold early parliamentary elections. Nicu Popescu offers a snapshot of the country two days before the elections

Submarines in the desert

The recent controversy in the UK regarding a shortage of military equipment in Afghanistan highlights a wider refusal in Europe to recognise the nature of the security threats in a post Cold War world

African parameters

Equatorial Guinea is a deplorable tyranny, and that Obiang has no intention of building a democracy