Lebanon is home to key strategic interests for the EU, which does not want another failed state on the Mediterranean
European policymakers should set up high-profile national institutions that are charged with tackling corruption and capable of working within an international network
New technologies are a significant force shaping international relations. If the EU wants to be more than a mediator between the US and China, it will need to change its mindset.
The campaign has encouraged Zelensky’s tendency towards governance through informal means. This has allowed him to act speedily – but it risks letting oligarchic influence return
The EU and its member states can assist Tunisian leaders by providing new investment – and thereby reboot the democratic transition
The EU’s work on its Strategic Compass should include debates on the special status states’ future role in European defence
The solution to the dispute between Kosovo and Serbia should be to create a societal consensus on both sides of the border
The anti-coercion instrument needs to enable countermeasures that are both effective and credible; if it does not, this could carry more risks than benefits
EU member states should help Turkey manage the impact of the new trade regulations the deal would bring in
Public faith in EU institutions has declined due to their handling of the covid-19 pandemic. However, citizens still believe in the need for greater cooperation.