Is blocking Turkey’s officials from campaigning in Europe a blessing for Erdogan?

As the Dutch government withdrew Turkey’s FM Mevlut Cavusoglu’s travel permission it seems that EU-Turkey relations are deteriorating further every day. So in you opinion, what’s next, is it possible to continue like this or do expect some dramatic development from one or both sides? Read few comments.

Turkey’s President President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Credit: https://www.tccb.gov.tr

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Pros and cons of multi-speed EU

Two-speed EU or multi-speed EU has been to a certain degree a reality for some time. But it seems it is to many also the preferable scenario for the EU future. In your opinion, what would be pros and cons of institutionalized multi-speed EU? Read few comments.

The new building of the European Council and the Council of the European Union. Credit: www. consilium.europa.eu

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Dutch election: Will Wilders score and what could this mean?

It seems that PM Mark Rutte’s VVD and Geert Wilders’ PVV will fight for the first place in the upcoming election that takes place on March 15.

Geert Wilders. Credit: 745769

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Kaczynski’s path of revenge to unseat Tusk

How do you read the effort of the Polish government to unseat EUCO President Donald Tusk? Is this more or less an internal issue for Jaroslaw Kaczynski to show he fights Tusk (and Brussels) or do you see also other motives? Read few comments.

President of the European Council Donald Tusk. Credit: http://www.europarl.europa.eu

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Migration, Trump… What to expect from EU Malta Summit and beyond

My interview with Professor Roderick Pace, Director of the Institute for European Studies and Jean Monnet Chair, University of Malta.

President of the European Council Donald Tusk at Malta Summit. Credit: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/

President of the European Council Donald Tusk at Malta Summit. Credit: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/

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The European centre-left faces several challenges

In various European countries more traditional left wing parties (British Labour, French Socialists, German SPD) lack in the polls. This, of course, didn’t happen overnight. So what is your view, does European centre-left have a problem? A what do you you think centre-left should/could do win voters back in the time of populism nd and rising radicalism? Read few comments.

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President Trump meets PM May. And where is the EU?

British Prime Minister Theresa May will be the first world leader to meet with US President Donald Trump.

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