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Europe and Crisis: advantages and shortfalls
It is fashionable to regret Europe's absence in the unfolding of international crises. Recent events in the Middle East confirm this withdrawal and Europe's voice is missing. Whether in Iraq, Libya, Yemen or Afghanistan, Europeans are not the global players that some would like to see. Absurd...
Brexit, a test for nationalism
By giving an absolute majority to Boris Johnson's Conservatives, the British confirmed their vote of 23 June 2016 in favour of leaving the European Union. It will now take place on 31 January next. Considered an amputation for Europe and a miscalculation for the United Kingdom, this decision is...
Europe: the duties of the Member States
  Six months after the elections the European institutions are now in place. The Parliament and the Commission have indicated their priorities and their commitment to try and respond to high expectations on the part of the Europeans. But what about the Member States? Paralysed by complicated...
A new European Commission, to what purpose?
After electing the president proposed by the Member States on 16th July last, the European Parliament will approve the appointment of a new 27-Member European Commission on 27th November for a five-year mandate.  It will certainly not be business as usual.. Many major challenges lie ahead:...