Thinking ahead for Europe

CEPS In Brief

Our in-briefs offer timely and succinct analysis on current events and opinion pieces commentating on the latest developments in Europe.

12 May 2022

The Conference on the Future of Europe is over. It actually went well, at least when only considering the participatory…

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09 May 2022

This is the first Europe Day in a fundamentally changed world, with a new and completely different understanding of what…

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22 Apr 2022

Doubts are rife over whether the Russia sanctions are yielding much effect. Russia was sanctioned in 2014 after the illegal…

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07 Apr 2022

Even before the war in Ukraine broke out, the French presidential campaign was struggling to take off. There has been…

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09 Mar 2022

Rival visions of pan-European security have persisted for years – a Venn diagram with non-intersecting circles. Despite insistence that war…

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07 Mar 2022

War in Ukraine is now raging towards its third week. We have witnessed hundreds of civilian casualties, the shelling of…

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04 Mar 2022

Georgia has now officially applied for EU membership. Once viewed as a front runner in the EU’s eastern neighbourhood, the…

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02 Mar 2022

On 23 February, the European Commission unveiled one of the most ambitious, complex and controversial regulatory proposals of the Von…

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24 Feb 2022

It has happened. The dark spectre that has been looming large over Europe for weeks has now finally come to…

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18 Feb 2022

Language, as in the above title, would today be decried by the Kremlin’s propaganda machine as Russophobic hysteria. Tomorrow, it…

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16 Feb 2022

The political and economic instability of the Sahel is as clear as day following a second coup in Mali in…

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10 Feb 2022

  Nobody needs convincing that semiconductors and electronic chips are essential for modern industry and for the green and digital…

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