Christopher Tapp


49 Stories by Christopher Tapp

Evaluating the Finnish Presidency: Great Promises Worse-Than-Expected Execution

The six months of the Finnish Presidency flew by like a second and by now it’s time for the Croatian Presidency to work day...
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A few reasons for EU enlargement

It’s been 16 years since the Thessaloniki Summit where EU membership was promised to the states of the Western Balkans. Most of them are...
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On Double Standards

Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out...
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To deal or not to deal, that is the question

Whenever I hear the word Brexit, I cannot help but to think about the well known TV-show, Deal or No Deal. You know, the...
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In search for a new enlargement commissioner

Once upon a time enlargement was widely viewed as the EU’s most successful foreign policy tool. Membership being considered as the ultimate reward, the...
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What to expect from the Finnish Presidency?

I know, they’ve officially started a week ago, with the inauguration party taking place on the 8th of July in Helsinki. Yet, the change...
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We shouldn’t forget what else’s laying ahead.

In the heat wave engulfing Europe, every eye is fixed on Brussels now as EU leaders try to elect the new EU leaders. Without much...
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Three reasons why Romanian President Klaus Iohannis should not become the President of the European Council

The list of possible candidates for the President of the European Council is getting shorter, at least according to Financial Times. It is clear that...
3 min read

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