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Interview with Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs. The interview was conducted by Dimitris Rapidis, coordinator of the European Progressive Forum. How do you explain the surge of far-right parties in many member-states in the EU and Eurozone during the last years? First of all, far-right parties have not… » read more

  Posted by Dimitris Rapidis

Article published on the Atlantic Treaty Association Website: Facing a rapidly evolving European security environment, NATO is making steady progress towards developing its territorial ballistic missile defence capability to put in place a fully unified air command and control system by 2020, reports David Hayhurst Recent developments in NATO’s ballistic missile defence (BMD) architecture… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

La part des femmes dans l’histoire des déplacements de population souffre d’une visibilité très limitée, elle n’a pour autant jamais été minime. Cette situation s’explique par les représentations véhiculées par les médias, montrant le plus souvent des figures d’hommes assez jeunes qui arrivent d’Afrique de Nord ou du Moyen-Orient. En 1911, elles représentaient déjà 47%… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Ukraine’s rapprochement towards the EU is long-lasting and has its own history: the launch of the DCFTA, the adoption of a visa-free regime for Ukraine, the Association Agreement entry into force and its implementation etc. These key steps were supported by civil society organizations, analyzed by think tanks, reported by the Government Office, while the… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

Yesterday 17thApril 2018, the European Commission presented a set of new security measures to address the loopholes in the European security legislation and therefore, as stated by First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, “to deprive criminals and terrorists of the tools and resources they need to perpetrate their crimes”. These proposals follow the anti-terrorism package of October… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Guest blog post by Denis MacShane, the UK’s former minister for Europe. His latest book is Brexit, No Exit. Why (in the End) Britain Won’t Leave Europe (IB Tauris). Recently the London Eurosceptic political weekly, the Spectator, published an article by the most fervent EU federalist to be found in Europe. Jean Quatremer is a… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Today, Theresa May has been criticised for joining the US and France in a military operation in Syria without the approval of the UK parliament. The Prime Minister defends her decision and claims that the UK isn’t blindly following Donald Trump’s administration and that the strike was for the “national safety interest”. According the Prime… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

In another series of unfortunate tweets, D. Trump stated that ‘trade wars are good and easy to win’. The latter came after global actors, including the EU, condemned the US decision to put tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum and promptly responded in kind, therefore possibly triggering a WTO dispute. The US tariffs were… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

  The history of modern Turkey can be summarized as the history of military interventions. In the late Ottoman times, the army was the first and foremost institution through which the modernization steps were taken. In parallel to that, the Army has been seen as the founder and the guardian of the newly founded regime… » read more

  Posted by BBurak

    With an eye to 2019, European Parliament elections and the appointment of a new Commission, Jean Claude Juncker set out a series of ideas to make EU decision making more efficient and bring it closer to its citizens. From Spitzenkandidaten to a double-hatted Commission and Council President, the proposals were presented as pragmatic… » read more

  Posted by What's up with EU

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