Foreign Policy

Ad hoc Deals Are No Permanent Solution to the Ongoing Migration Crisis Say Italy and Malta

Last week, the rescue vessel Alan Kurdi, which was carrying 65 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya, was denied…

“We Want to Defuse the Crisis.” EU Tries to Salvage the Iran Deal Amid Rising Temperatures

Once the USA exited the JCPoA (The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) in May, 2018 – commonly referred to as…

Preventing Future Shocks Means Adapting Banks Now

The sovereign debt crisis ended years ago, but the scars remain. Dissatisfaction with the way countries handled the crisis was…

The EU Came Together Over Top Picks, but Parliament Remains Internally Divided

“The European Council has agreed on the future leadership of the EU institutions”, said Donald Tusk, chairman of the EU…

No Verdict, No Credentials: Trial Wraps Up as Catalan MEPs Are Blocked From Collecting Credentials

Wrapping up mere weeks after the European elections, the “trial of the century” has come to a conclusion, though the…

Offshore Energy is both a Boon and a Bane for Cyprus

Cyprus’ offshore gas deposits are fueling continued unrest in the Mediterranean. Seeking to drill for oil and natural gas 40…

EU Policy Toward Libya Under Renewed Scrutiny

The lawsuit, which will likely be symbolic in nature, comes as the EU tries to shore up support for Tripoli’s…

From the Sixth South EU Summit to the EU Council Meeting

On Friday, June 14th, Malta played host to the Sixth South EU Summit – also known as the Southern EU…

“I Hope That in our Discussions There Will Be a Great Deal of Optimism, not the Gloom and Doom of the Past”

The 6th South EU Summit (also referred to as Southern EU Countries Summit), which was hosted in Malta’s capital city…

‘I Do Believe That Every Time One Faces Change, One Should Look at That Change as a Big Opportunity’: An Exclusive Interview with Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat

Prime Minister Muscat: I think the main point is that Europe needs to continue to change, to evolve. I am…
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