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Brexit, Independence and Leadership: The Moral Poverty of “Global Britain”

The cruellest paradox arising from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is that its formal independence from the voluntary group of democracies will...

Sweden’s Coming Crisis Could Eventually Be Europe’s

In less than a month, Swedes will cast their votes in the 2018 general election. Having entered parliament for the first time in 2010,...
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Empowering EU Defence

EU Defence is becoming a hot topic on the EU agenda as the mistrust in transatlantic relations deepens. In order to empower the future...

The Nature of Democratic Backsliding in Europe

This article is part of the Reshaping European Democracy project, an initiative of Carnegie’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program and Carnegie Europe. In Europe, as in...

Four Brexit Scenarios

An eleventh-hour deal on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU might be hammered out by the end of the year. But the risks are...
Russia's Arctic Strategy

Russian Strategy and Interests in the Arctic: Cooperation or Conflict?

The U.S. Geological Survey estimates that the Arctic could hold as much as 90 billion barrels of crude oil, or 13 percent of the...

For Germany and Europe, a Weakened Merkel Power is Less Evil

In October 1980, Margaret Thatcher, then British Prime Minister, claimed “the lady’s not for turning” during a defining speech to her party conference in...

EU Summit: Merkel Survived but the Future of the Schumann Plan and the EU...

Angela Merkel has faced the first of two separate challenges at the same time, one for the leadership of Germany domestically and one for...

The Unfolding European Political Crisis

With the ongoing crisis in the European Union, The Geopolitics will be covering the political crisis in the European Union and the turmoil in...

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