Two views from our Council members on Spain’s new foreign policy direction under the new Socialist government
View from the Council
In a Trump-Putin meeting, who gets the show, and who gets the substance?
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A three-step approach on a “more for more” basis will bring the EU and the countries of the western Balkans closer together
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The Damocles sword of Article 7 action has shown some success in tempering the Polish government’s illiberal impulses. The EU should now consider dangling it over Hungary too
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The EU has taken steps to protect itself from the risks of expansion, but must not lose sight of the value that countries like Serbia can add to the European project
Three sets of challenges will have to be overcome if any of the candidate countries are to become EU members in 2025