European Power

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

Poland: What went wrong?

Condemnation and a few more EU aid payments will not fix Poland’s resurgent xenophobia

Pesco, the impotent gorilla

Criticisms of PESCO could equally be applied to Germany’s broader security and defence policy