A tumultuous election season has stirred up France's political landscape. While Macron seems likely to win, he needs to do so convincingly to create new stability.
Elections & Referendums
While commentators focused largely on negative aspects, France has seen an unprecedentedly pro-European electoral campaign
Europe must address seriously the possibility of Marine Le Pen winning, however unlikely it may seem
The Prime Minister’s opportunistic decision to capitalise on her strong domestic standing is complicated by the international context
All major candidates see the international situation through the lens of Europe
L'ECFR et Le Monde ont interviewé Jean-Luc Mélenchon et les représentants de quatres candidats à l'élection présidentielle, pour parler de politique étrangère.
Borissov will probably have to make some symbolic shifts on foreign policy, but he is likely to do his best to be constructive within the EU
The Dutch election has been interpreted as a victory for moderates over populists. But there are worrying signs hidden in the results.
While Geert Wilders enjoys presenting himself as the next prime minister, in reality he is playing a longer game.
EU-related referendums have a much better track record than the calamities of 2016 suggest