The French president has laid down the gauntlet by warning the European political project could end if it fails to embrace burden-sharing. One of two scenarios could now play out.
ECFR’s national offices discuss the emerging divisions between EU member states on the economic response to covid-19
Trump’s bid for CureVac should spur Europeans to strengthen their investment screening rules – and signal to China and the US that unwanted takeovers will cost them
European countries and businesses are unlikely to escape the impact of US extraterritorial measures on China, Russia, and Turkey.
Washington and Beijing seem to interpret European inaction as weakness and an invitation for greater coercion in pursuit of their economic and geopolitical interests
Internationalising the euro is no longer the taboo it once was in Germany. Quietly, but indisputably, views in Berlin are starting to shift.
The French president still wants to relaunch Europe. But after two years of courting Berlin, he is now searching for new ways to strengthen Europe’s sovereignty
The European Union needs an Office for Financial Asset Control to defend its home industry against sanctions
Tomorrow the European Commission publishes its second ever review of the EU-US Privacy Shield - and shows the extent of Europe's preeminence in cyberspace
Germany could put some heft into defending the liberal international order. Yet it still declines to do so.