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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...

Europe’s Existential Moment and the Future of Europe

The Big Bang of 2004 was supposed to strengthen the European Union; instead It is Threatening to Destroy the European Union as Envisioned by...

Yugoslavia with Nukes How the Breakup of the USSR Never Ended

Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation have featured heavily in the American news media for a variety of reasons – whether this be the...
European Union Enlargement Challenges After theLisbon Treaty: Case of Turkey

European Union Enlargement Challenges After the Lisbon Treaty: Case of Turkey

The European Union (EU) is a supranational organization that transforms its institutional structure according to its needs. Historically, enlargement policy is the best known...

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