European Sovereignty

Nothing to see here: Europe and the INF treaty

Europeans have responded to the death of the INF treaty with seeming indifference – and are expressing their reluctance to accept that nuclear issues are back on the agenda

Can Europe become a global player?

As the nominee to serve as the EU's next high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell will have an opportunity to update Europe's approach to foreign policy. Chief among the challenges facing the bloc is the reassertion of its own sovereignty in an age of great-power politics.

Seven trials for von der Leyen

Seven key challenges lie ahead of von der Leyen who will have to invent a magic formula to solve the political puzzles of the European Union

The case for a sovereign Europe

The EU's lack of sovereignty is becoming a threat. Against the Trump administration and in the face of emerging economic and technological markets, the EU risks lagging behind.