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The EU’s human rights policy is deficient, but not in the way you might think

September 18, 2021

EU international LGBTI rights promotion: coherent, consistent and effective?

September 2, 2021

Development policy under fire? The politicisation of European external relations

March 31, 2021

The fatal consequences of EU disengagement from Mediterranean search and rescue

March 16, 2021

The Arab uprisings ten years on: the EU must change its policy of neglect

January 25, 2021
January 21, 2021

Without a strong strategic security partnership, Brexit will undermine EU and UK security

Simon Sweeney Brexit makes policing less effective and makes developing vital defence capability more difficult, write Simon Sweeney and Neil Winn. Europe needs a strategic partnership which holds Britain close to EU security and defence-related structures, while the British government and industrial interests need strong partnerships with the EU and its member states Read more
December 17, 2020

Deal or No Deal won’t change Brexit's impact on the long-term EU-UK relationship – which will still have to be forged

Martin Westlake EU-UK free trade talks will open the way for a bigger debate on their long-term relationship, writes Martin Westlake. The EU will have to recognise the UK’s exceptional status and the UK will have to accept it cannot completely escape the pull of the EU’s internal market. What that means is a continued important role for the UK to play in Europe Read more
November 25, 2020

The West is worried about Turkey’s drift towards Russia heralding the birth of a new strategic partnership. It needn’t be

Mehmet Bardakçı Despite the growing accord between Moscow and Ankara, a relationship that has grown ever closer over the past three decades, a new strategic partnership is unlikely to develop in the near future, writes Mehmet Bardakçı, due to significant differences over geostrategic interests, the lack of a mutual social base to the relationship, and the limited capacity of Russia as an economic partner Read more
October 2, 2020

Making EU foreign policy a reality: the role of the High Representative

Maria Giulia Amadio Viceré The post-Lisbon High Representative was supposed to bridge the supranational and intergovernmental facets of EU foreign policy. But Catherine Ashton and Federica Mogherini showed that institutional constraints persist – and their personal leadership skills were significant in achieving a common foreign policy, write Maria Giulia Amadio Viceré and Giulia Tercovich Read more
September 30, 2020

How to sanction troublemakers: the EU and sanction design

Clara Portela Plenty is known about why and when sanctions are adopted. Katharina Meissner and Clara Portela argue that research on the design of those sanctions can help us understand their impacts and effectiveness as a foreign policy tool Read more

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