Migration crisis in the EU – Choosing between bad and worst?
As migrants keep arriving at the borders of the European Union, EU countries will soon face a hard choice. They will either risk a social crisis by carrying on with their foreign policy that lacks deep-cutting engagement such as serious military involvement and state building in conflict zones and better […]
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Moldova: Perceptions between truth and propaganda
The Republic of Moldova, strategically located in Eastern Europe between Romania and Ukraine, became well known on the European continent after setting a pro-European vector with relation to its foreign policy. As a result of the effective implementation of a series of reforms and continuous diplomatic efforts, in April 2014, Moldova became the first […]
Eurosceptics on the rise in Italy and in the UK….is the end of Europe as we know it?
This year’s European elections can definitely be considered the most important since their institution in 1979 and fall during a time where the same ideas of the European project, which finds its original roots in views expressed by figures like Altiero Spinelli and Ernesto Rossi in the Ventotene manifesto. The European electoral campaign in […]
The Transatlantic Colossus
A Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and the US aims to ease business activities across the Atlantic. TAFTA | TTIP is a colossal undertaking that, if concluded, will establish the largest FTA in history. It is sold as a panacea but is that simple?
A Broader debate on TTIP is needed
With three rounds of TTIP talks completed, the contours of negotiations are becoming more apparent to policymakers and the public in the US and Europe. The scope of the negotiations indicates that a TTIP could become one of the most comprehensive economic agreements in decades. By their conclusion, the TTIP […]