Rome’s ‘Italy First’ approach to China will not necessarily undermine EU strategy on the country, and it could even strengthen it
The Inflation Reduction Act may reduce US dependency on China, but it also risks harming the transatlantic relationship. European governments must position themselves as critical allies for the US in order to preserve their economies – and effectively counter China’s geo-economic challenge.
A UN-backed court could reinforce condemnation of Russia’s aggressive war and reduce Putin’s legitimacy on the international stage. But its establishment and success will depend on the commitment it receives
The Meloni government has largely adopted a ‘Russia-pragmatic’ approach to its EU and Ukraine policies. But pressure over migration within the coalition could harm relations with other European states
The European Political Community has created an inclusive forum for dialogue among European countries. Now it should focus on providing concrete outcomes, starting in the energy sector
Russia’s war in Ukraine has exposed the link between energy and security policy. Renewable energies can help Germany gain energy sovereignty – and protect itself from security threats
Faced with financial and political pressures at home, Poland is inching closer to rule-of-law reforms
The EU-US Trade and Technology Council continues to be a valuable initiative for transatlantic cooperation – even if the outcomes of the negotiations will not always make the news
What would the freezing of EU-funds mean for Hungary-EU relations and Hungary’s role in the union?