Slovenia takes EU driver’s seat as values questions dominate

Slovenia takes EU driver’s seat as values questions dominate


Slovenia started its six-month stint at the helm of the EU Council on Thursday (1 June) with a program centred on pandemic recovery, the ...
The Brief, powered by ESA – Contracting out asylum

The Brief, powered by ESA – Contracting out asylum


With the EU’s latest plans for a pact on migration and asylum making little more progress than their predecessors, member states are taki ...
Angela Merkel to take last bow on EU stage

Angela Merkel to take last bow on EU stage


Germany’s Angela Merkel headed Thursday (24 June) into what is expected to be her last EU summit, with admiration from her fellow leaders ...
Portrayal and promotion – Hungary’s LGBTQI+ law explained

Portrayal and promotion – Hungary’s LGBTQI+ law explained


News about the Hungarian law quickly made headlines all over Europe, sparking criticism and prompting 17 EU member states to urge the Eur ...
Slovenian FM: EU inaction in Western Balkans ‘strategically dangerous’

Slovenian FM: EU inaction in Western Balkans ‘strategically dangerous’


The EU needs to move “as soon as possible” from a wait-and-see approach to a problem-solving strategy in dealing with enlargement and the ...
The Challenges Facing Biden in Latin America

The Challenges Facing Biden in Latin America


Donald Trump, the 45th US president, broke with decades of a relatively bipartisan foreign policy consensus by wreaking havoc on US bilateral relat ...
The Saudi Quest to Replace UAE and Qatar

The Saudi Quest to Replace UAE and Qatar


Saudi Arabia has stepped up efforts to outflank the United Arab Emirates and Qatar as the commercial, cultural and/or geostrategic hub in the Gulf. ...
Tech Giants and the National Security State

Tech Giants and the National Security State


The United States proudly believes in its uniqueness as the one nation in this corrupt world that remains dedicated to the freedom of its citizens. ...
Is a New Cold War With China a Formula for Disaster?

Is a New Cold War With China a Formula for Disaster?


Let me start with my friend and the boat. Admittedly, they might not seem to have anything to do with each other. The boat, a guided-missile destro ...
Antony Blinken’s Sales Pitch Exposed

Antony Blinken’s Sales Pitch Exposed


After his meeting with the president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, during his visit to Israel following last month’s ceasefire, US S ...
Racism Comes in Many Forms

Racism Comes in Many Forms


The day after the attack, Borgen was interviewed by CNN anchor Don Lemon, where he said that he wanted to understand what made those who attack ...
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