Foreign Policy

NATO Summit Shows US-EU Defence Relations Remain Strong, Despite Rhetoric & Tension in Other Areas

Transatlantic relations seem to be at a lower point than most. The latest example is the tensions between U.S. President…

New French-led Defence Initiative Aims to Address Security Threats to Southern Europe

Ahead of the NATO summit in Brussels this week (July 11-12), nine EU member states – including Spain and Portugal…

NATO Summit Aims to Strengthen Stability

NATO nations will convene in two weeks, July 11 and 12, at the organisation’s headquarters in Brussels to discuss the…

Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Reach Historic Agreement Over Name Change

On Tuesday evening it was announced that the Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, and his Macedonian counterpart, Zoran Zaev, had…

PESCO: Southern EU Countries Head Up New European Defence Projects

The European Union is embarking on its latest and most serious drive for deeper integration in defence and security. In…

Macron and Merkel Embrace EU Leadership in Recent Visits to the U.S.

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel both visited the United States last week, in two separate trips…

Parlez-vous Français? French President Macron Urges Increased Global Use of French Language

Back in 2012, The Economist published a thought piece on global languages — or, more specifically, which languages one should…

100th Anniversary of the Battle of Lys a Reminder of Portugal’s Commitment to European Security

In early April Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, travelled to Northern France for…

The Power of the Bloc

The United States and Europe are one another’s biggest trading partners. Both served as the other’s biggest export destination in…

Not Giving Up on Europe: Taming the Fire of Euroscepticism

More than ten years out after the fallout of the economic crisis, there is an increasing number of Eurosceptics across…
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