European Power

Mind the gaps: The pending suspension of Hungary’s EU funds

The European Commission’s agreement with Hungary on anti-corruption reforms is significant. But, even if the Hungarian government does implement them, the measures alone are not sufficient to reverse democratic backsliding in the country.

The coming transatlantic rift over Ukraine

Europeans will have to put their money where their mouth is to maintain relations with the US over Ukraine – and deliver a ‘long war plan’, such as that proposed by ECFR

The Draghi effect: Italy’s new-old national interest

The prospect of a Brothers of Italy-led government is causing worry in capitals across Europe. But the party is having to devise a foreign policy approach within the bounds of Europeanism and transatlanticism.

The three challenges for the West in the new cold war

Western states will only maintain their unity and resolve if they address major problems related to their external alliances, EU unity, and people power