The names Hermann van Rompuy and Cathy Asthon have baffled Europeans today. But they may prove to be exactly the type of names Europe needs at its top.
Twenty years on, the chessboard is shaking once again
A piece in German on Germany’s place in Europe
The Icelandic application for EU membership is a little bit special: propelled by the economic crisis, the EU’s eagerness will annoy other potential accession states
The German Constitutional Court finally approved the Lisbon Treaty this week. But why was this necessary?
Financial crisis, the stalement created by the Czech presidency, the uncertainty surrounding Lisbon and EU institutions: there is certainly a lot on the Swedish Presidency plate
Europe’s traditional social-democractic parties are being challenged by the far right, says Ulrike Guerot in a piece in Spanish
Perhaps it is time for a new transatlantic forum, argues Ulrike Guerot
An article in Spanish on transatlantic relations
Following France?s return to NATO military command this week, relations between Paris and Berlin remain complex