World-renowned philosopher Jürgen Habermas reflects on the West’s dilemma in framing its political and military response to Putin’s war on Ukraine
- Competition between European and Chinese investments in Africa has become fiercer. Can African nations turn that into new opportunities for sound growth?
- The Russian invasion of Ukraine is likely to accelerate an already unfolding process: the de facto dissolution of the Visegrád Group.
- Orbán and Morawieczi will now have to explain to their domestic audiences how to cope with the possible EU funds slashing. Not an easy task.
- EU institutions have launched a large-scale deliberative democracy exercise to gather fresh reform ideas. Now they need to decide what to do with them.
- Covid-battered Bulgaria is heading to polls for the third time in a year. But a hung Parliament looms, again.
- Despite the critical health conditions of President Miloš Zeman, the country may soon be headed by a new, pro-European government led by Petr Fiala. What will outgoing PM Andrej Babiš make of it?
- European law has no precedence over the Constitution, says the government-controlled Constitutional Court. Polexit now looks like more than fantasy.
- The public opinion is losing sight on the democratic backsliding in Central and Eastern Europe. Equally distracted, the EU risks a shipwreck on fundamental values.