History does not move in a straight line

Thursday, 5 July 2012
CEPS Commentaries
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Eight years have passed since the EU launched its European Neighbourhood Policy, aimed at inducing its neighbours to the east to converge on modern European values and economic norms. In this Commentary, Michael Emerson reflects on the curious and circuitous turn of events in the region during this period.

Michael Emerson is Senior Associate Research Fellow at CEPS.