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A few takeaways from the SOTEU 2022

Just as it was expected, there was nothing particularly ground-shaking in the fifty-something minute long address of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen....
Leslie Zelinka
4 min read

Countdown to the SOTEU 2022

In a few days, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will once again stand behind the lectern bearing the logo of the European...
Leslie Zelinka
5 min read

Russia’s new-old friends

In time of need, Russia used the July 19 Tehran meeting to reach out to some partners, both old and not so old. Officially...
Marta Loeb
4 min read

Poland demands harsher sanctions, Germany follows hesitantly

Amidst the renewed arguments about whether sanctions are enough or not against Russia (as some saw the rapid recovery of the ruble from the...
Leslie Zelinka
2 min read

Europe once again between the hammer and anvil

Europe stands united behind Ukraine and is, as of now willing to pay the price of this decision. As many analysts have pointed already...
Marta Loeb
4 min read

Is something rotten in the Netherlands….

Though I’m not a great believer of „national characteristics”, a.k.a. stereotypes, e.g. that every Scotsman is miserly and every American is brash, but I...
Christopher Tapp
3 min read

Why the EU should maybe reconsider its attitude towards…

As the fourth (third? fifth?) wave of COVID hit Europe and as all eyes were fixed on Glasgow, a little tit-for-tat in Brussel was...
Marta Loeb
5 min read

Who will pay for the gas bill?

One has to wonder why the recent spike of energy prices caught the leaders of Europe completely off guard. Josep Borrell said that sharp...
Christopher Tapp
3 min read

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