The lack of cooperation in the field of defence has a high cost for the EU. The Commission recently presented a plan to solve this problem. Is it the first step towards a common EU defence?
Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy will be centred around building a stronger and more integrated Europe — most notably by developing greater defence cooperation between EU member states.
This article is part two of a two-part series on the tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Aidan Simardone examines how the Euro-Atlantic can help to reduce hostilities between the countries.
Bedevilled by debt and facing high unemployment, weak growth, and high deficits, the second-largest economy in the Eurozone was struggling to overcome the effects of the financial crisis. That struggle continues even as voters prepare to choose Hollande’s successor.
Erdogan’s victory in the referendum shows the power of a leader channeling the national interest to take back the state. It is another expression of the populist trend sweeping across the Atlantic and the European continent and positions Erdogan closer to Nigel Farage, Donald Trump or Marine Le Pen than it does to Arab dictators in neighbouring Middle-Eastern countries.
Aidan Simardone explores the ongoing political crisis in Macedonia, its ramifications, and how countries in the Euro-Atlantic should respond.