European Power

German public says ‘jein’ to European security

A new poll shows that the German public is increasingly concerned with security, but is dismissive of its American security guarantor and unwilling to pay more to help Europe replace it

Europe’s crisis starts at home

The biggest threat to the European project is not the “illiberal” saboteurs on the periphery of the EU, but the deep divide within member states, including bastions of liberalism such as France and Germany

Spain’s Kosovo-Catalonia conundrum

Madrid is inadvertently equating Catalonia and Kosovo and, by doing so, revealing itself to be unable to distinguish between legitimate aspirations for self-rule and destabilizing separatism