Ulrike Guérot

After all the horse-trading, the final two

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.

Iceland in the EU? Yes, but?.

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

Right problem, wrong solution

The German Constitutional Court finally approved the Lisbon Treaty this week. But why was this necessary?

Is Sweden up to the challenge?

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

Una ?ola azul? o la hora de Merkel-Sarkozy

Europe’s traditional social-democractic parties are being challenged by the far right, says Ulrike Guerot in a piece in Spanish

La vieja dama no puede

Perhaps it is time for a new transatlantic forum, argues Ulrike Guerot

A complicated relationship

Following France?s return to NATO military command this week, relations between Paris and Berlin remain complex