As the geopolitical environment is changing, these dependencies now are creating real risks
Media mentions – Economic Sovereignty
Europe can meet and actively shape the global challenges that have resulted from interdependence
It’s an attempt to make Western countries violate the sanctions regime they themselves imposed on Russia
Economic sanctions can only be one tool in the toolbox for enforcing global peace
I think the conflict will remain localized. However, its effects on energy, value chains and migration flows – inter alia – are global.
Those who already saw Russia as a threat at the beginning of February considered European sovereignty particularly desirable
ECFR examined the EU’s mood on the eve of the invasion of Ukraine
Now Beijing has done it once. You can’t exclude the possibility that it will happen in the future.
Putin may want Nord Stream 2, but he doesn’t want it that badly. He definitely wants Ukraine more than he wants that pipeline.
If China’s action is left unchallenged, EU member states and businesses will end up losing more of their freedom