In this age of danger, we will need a strong EU and a strong NATO
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has forced the EU to reassess its security and defence policy. For the EU’s eastern member states, the changes underway are long overdue.
We, the undersigned, Europeans from all over our continent who are members of the European Council on Foreign Relations, stand resolutely in solidarity with the people of Ukraine
To prevent catastrophic wars, European states should concentrate on stabilising the West’s accomplishments and defending them against the revisionist policies of Russia in Europe and China in Asia
Until we stop dithering and commit to all European states being independent and free, Russia will have the upper hand
There are three main reasons Finland could eventually join NATO. But none of them are strong enough to bring about a change – yet.
European leaders’ current approach to covid-19 is short-sighted and self-defeating. Unless they implement a decisive and credible plan to end the pandemic everywhere, they will face a series of severe health, economic, and geopolitical consequences.
The EU and UK should strengthen their climate commitments to unlock enhanced global climate action ahead of COP27
The new reality that Facebook and other companies are building brings immense possibilities but also dangers. It is a business with religious overtones.
Liberal politicians in Europe have begun to articulate covid-19 grief in their national political contexts. This is an important step in leading the continent out of the pandemic – and away from populism.