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Alas, there’s not even one step forward on the…

Before last week felt like a quiet one. After the great excitement of Tuesday (the EU has a budget at last, yeah – of...
Marta Loeb
3 min read

To China or not to China, that is the…

In the previous part I dwelled into the EU-China trade relations, providing some background and trying to draw attention to the fact that every...
Christopher Tapp
8 min read

To China or not to China, that is the…

Now, that COVID-19 occupies only about half of the front page, the EU has finally time to focus on a very Hamletian dilemma: To...
Christopher Tapp
6 min read

Failure of the Swedish model

Sweden has been trying to hide the consequences of its disastrous COVID-19 response for too long. The country’s strategy is a clear failure; Sweden...
Leslie Zelinka
4 min read

What to expect from the upcoming German presidency?

The Croatian presidency of the EU has been, is and will be dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic. No wonder that not much of the...
Marta Loeb
2 min read

Power struggles on both sides of the Atlantic

There are valuable lessons to be learned during this pandemic on cooperation, coordination and preparedness, or even on how to phase out emergency measures....
Christopher Tapp
4 min read

Desperate times call for desperate measures

I have to admit, I am a huge fan of Tom Clancy, RIP. Jack Ryan is the perfect patriotic hero, the earlier version of...
Marta Loeb
4 min read

The Great Stress Test of Our Societies

The Covid-19 pandemic became the Great Stress Test of the European Union. Here in Europe, our societies have been spared from wars and bloody...
Marta Loeb
2 min read

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