Articles

New German security strategy – Going it alone?

CDU’s new draft National Security Strategy is a useful document but one that seems to be ignoring the benefits of being part of the EU

Why Ireland must say ?Yes’ to Lisbon

The Treaty of Lisbon is today’s consensus. It is not perfect but those Irish who wish Europe well should vote Yes.

No Afghan spring

The assasination attempt on Hamid Karzai should prompt a re-think of the international community’s Afghan policy

Money Talks

The EU’s success will be measured against its ability to act on the global stage, so its governments will have to allocate more towards a common EU foreign policy

For Tibet, Barroso’s China visit is key

During his upcoming visit to China, EC President Barroso will need to convince the Chinese leadership to begin talks with the Dalai Lama

Spanish government must recognise Kosovo

To underscore its commitment to Balkan stability, the Spanish government should recognise Kosovo’s independence. An op-ed from El Pais, in Spanish.