Like Greece and Macedonia itself, the EU is too willing to accept Macedonia?s state of limbo
The EU’s Georgia mission is looking like a much-needed, if small ESDP success. But there is still much the EU can learn from its deployment.
Russia?s NATO and EU ambassadors push Moscow?s ?spheres of influence? into the EU starting with ?age-old ally? Bulgaria
Ukraine has lost another government. Tymoshenko has lasted only 8 months as Prime Minister, only a few weeks longer than her first attempt in 2005.
Russia may be tempted to believe that it has succeeded in Georgia, but it has in fact further isolated itself and helped Europe unite
When dealing with Moscow, EU leaders should not accept the parallelism between Kosovo and Ossetia
The European Union has less to fear from Russia’s gas and oil weapons than its leaders think
The EU faces a tough dilemma: sanctions would further isolate Russia but a ?business as usual’ approach would send the wrong signal
The war in Georgia has an impact on Moldova. There is a danger of unsustainable peace and transformation of Moldova into a second Belarus.
The EU will have to justify its own claims that bipolar ?spheres of influence? in Europe are consigned to history by taking affirmative action in the Black Sea and Caucasus region