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Alexandre Benalla et Vincent Crase, deux collaborateurs de l’Elysée, ont, durant les manifestations du 1er Mai en France, revêtus illégalement des équipements de policier pour agresser des manifestants. Des journalistes français ont pu les identifier sur des vidéos où l’on peut les voir, casque de CRS sur la tête et brassard police au bras, en… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Guest post by Pedro-Manuel López In a summer in which an average of five refugees crossing the Bavarian-Austrian per day can cause a German government crisis and wrangling over European harbor access for half a dozen ships transporting rescued refugees leads to an emergency EU summit, it seems fitting to conceive new elite border patrol… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

For more than one year your author has been avidly following the regular news and gossip updates from the United States regarding the Mueller investigation. It is one of the reasons why this blog has been so quiet – the news I am most interested in appears to have little EU relevance. Then this weekend… » read more

  Posted by FinancialGuy Writes!

The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wrote the second letter to Juncker and Tusk to ask that the subdivision of migrants has to become a practice managed by a cabinet or crisis committee under the aegis of the EU Commission, which then acts as a mediator with the various governments. According to him, the Italian… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

As the dust settles over the wreckage left by President Trump’s visit to Europe, two things have caught my attention. The first concerns his attitude to the allies of the US, in the form of NATO and members of the EU. He gave everyone a hard time but I noticed – perhaps I am alone… » read more

  Posted by Peter Bye

L’on n’ignore pas les défaillances techniques du Parlement européen. Je parle des bâtiments de Bruxelles. Faut-il les rénover ? Les restaurer ? Les reconstruire ? Un vent favorable nous transmet une note sûrement confidentielle qui examine chacune de ces trois options et en évalue le coût. Pour une « simple » rénovation il faudrait compter… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

Since the Brexit referendum, The EU has launched numerous new initiatives in order to regain momentum and show decisiveness. Amongst other moves, on February 2018, the Commission published the Western Balkans Enlargement Package, which tried to break the so-called ‘enlargement fatigue’. In order to reflect its commitment towards a ‘greater than 27’ EU, this document… » read more

  Posted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

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

  Posted by BBurak

The main priorities of the state anticorruption policy in Ukraine should be defined in a special regulatory act – the Anticorruption Strategy. This is an important document for combating corruption in Ukraine, as it defines the main priorities of the state anticorruption policy for a certain period and is the only basis for the elaboration… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

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