European Union (EU)

Rome and Brussels Resume Collision Course

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Irresistible force, meet immovable object.

EU Parliament Elections

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Zac and Nick discuss some of the major takeaways from the EU Parliament elections, a potential turning point for the Union which now has many in Brussels breathing a sigh of relief. (Recorded June 4, 2019)

EU Parliament Elections: Key Takeaways

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EU Parliament results provided no major upheavals, but that doesn’t mean they won’t resonate in national politics across the continent.

Who Will Be the Next EU Commission President?

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Now that the EU Parliament results are in, the real horse-trading for the EU’s top jobs begins.

Theresa May and the Bitter Tears of Brexit

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The prime minister’s resignation and a resounding victory for the Brexit Party are shaking up UK politics.

New Elections Loom as Austria Government Implodes

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A scandal involving the far-right has caused the Kurz government to implode. But reports of the FPO’s death are greatly exaggerated.

Pushing the Growth Button on Europe’s Slowing Economy

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A European ‘Belt and Road’ might be what the EU needs to lift the continent out of its economic doldrums.

Global Forecast: EU Parliament Election Round-Up


Europeans will soon head to the polls in what are likely the most important European Parliament elections ever.

Socialists Win Big in Spain Elections

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Spain’s general election saw big gains for the Socialists and the far-right Vox party, and a historically poor result from the once-powerful People’s Party. Now the coalition building process begins.

The EU & The South China Sea Dispute

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The EU is walking a fine line on the South China Sea dispute, but can the policy hold over the long-term?

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