Europe

Continuity Throughout Crises: The Developing Legacy of Angela Merkel’s Greek Bailout Policy

As uncertainty prevails across the shifting political landscapes of many Western nations, the longevity, experience, and policies implemented by Angela Merkel should not be...

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,...

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...

Trump Provides China an Opening in Europe

While Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin were busy gathering for a high-profile summit in Helsinki on Monday, a far less publicized...
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...

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