It would make sense to work hand in hand with the Biden Administration where strategic interests overlap, and on issues where President Biden can deliver. But the EU must also be able to act and lead on issues over which the US political class is divided or doesn’t care much about, writes Borut Grgic.
Kazakhstan will hold its parliamentary election on 10 January with a clear intention to reach the democratic levels enjoyed in the European bloc. Despite the obvious challenges of voting during a pandemic, our government is committed to giving our citizens a voice, writes Aigul Kuspan
Twenty-five years on, what exactly has Europe learned from the Srebrenica genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina? Not enough, and no one is taking the responsibility to prevent it from happening again, writes Emir Suljagic.
Azerbaijan now is in control over the entirety of its border with Iran along the Aras river,and while this may be a cause for celebration in Baku, it is viewed with alarm in Tehran, writes Dnyanesh Kamat.
Dangling its veto, Bulgaria only uses its position of EU member to achieve some of its foreign policy interests, in the same way that many other have done before. The problem is that the EU does not have the desire and the way to discourage such unilateral actions, writes Orhan Dragaš.
We’ve recently witnessed the end to six weeks of fighting and bloodshed in Nagorno-Karabakh. This period could be described by quickly moving events and lack of trustworthy sources, writes Urmas Paet and calls for a serious reform of the Eastern Partnership.
Neither the COVID-19 pandemic nor the Nagorno-Karabakh war could stop Azerbaijan from finalizing the TAP project, and the first Azerbaijani gas had been already supplied to European consumers, writes Shahmar Hajiyev.
This year will be remembered over time for many different events, but for Moldovans, 2020 will be remembered as the year when they overwhelmingly elected Maia Sandu as their first pro-EU woman president, writes MEP Siegfried Muresan.
Key elements of the EU’s foreign policy funding will be finalised during 'trilogue' talks this week. Raising the climate spending target there could make a vital difference to supporting partner countries to deliver green recovery plans, writes Rachel Simon.
3 years on from the proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights it is time for concrete action. Strengthening Social Europe must be a priority through ensuring quality, accessible, affordable social services are at its heart.
The Eastern Partnership (EaP) is a Brussels-crafted political format covering six former Soviet republics in the EU’s neighbourhood: Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Created in 2009 under the Czech Presidency as a response to the Union of the...
Joe Biden's election as US President heralds a new beginning, or at least a return to normalcy. His Presidency will be vital to the EU's role in the dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia, argues Bernard Nikaj & Labinot Hoxha
Five years have passed since the devastating terrorist attacks in Paris killed 130 people, but many attacks have followed since then, including those in Nice and Vienna in the past month. Even in the midst of a pandemic, Europe, it...
The electoral victory of Joe Biden is the best possible news for the EU, although some member countries or their leadership may have diverging feelings. The abnormal state of transatlantic relations under Donald Trump is coming to an end. It...
Donald Trump’s lackadaisical approach to Turkey's President Recep Erdoğan gave him an opening for an aggressive and revisionist set of policies that pushed the boundaries of Turkey’s relations with America and Europe, writes Henri J Barkey.
The EU and Russia will not be able to overcome their disagreements in the coming decade. But if they so choose, they can come to a pragmatic partnership that safeguards peace and stability in Europe, write Sabine Fischer and Ivan Timofeev.
The agonizing wait is almost over. At some point in the coming hours or, more likely, days, the counting will end and Joe Biden will be declared the winner and the president-elect of the United States.
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