Europe in Crisis

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France: Challenges and Crises

France is at war”. This is how President François Hollande began his address to Congress on the 16th of November. Nevertheless, the terrorist attacks from the 13th of November are only one of many challenges France is currently facing.

Greece: From Opportunity to Crisis and Back?

Greece is suffering a structural crisis that has been in the making for decades, resulting from political failure and social dysfunction. The country is in need of reshaping its most fundamental structures. This reshaping will need to go hand in hand with a similarly fundamental change in mentality within society.

Refugees and Migration: A European Mood Barometer

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From a comprehensive publication by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung on migration and refugees we have selected several European perspectives in an updated version. Staff writers from various KAS field offices reflect on the ways the topic of refugees and migration is viewed in different regions around the world and the ways individual countries are dealing with the current crisis.

Spain: From Crisis to Renewal

The Rajoy government has made significant contributions to changes being made in Spain. In addition, both the small and medium businesses as well as the worldwide operating Spanish corporations have become a symbol of a country that is out of the " intensive care unit".

The United Kingdom: Remaining at the Heart of Europe?

There is the question as to where the United Kingdom stands today regarding the role it plays or is willing to play within Europe. The referendum planned by Cameron’s government even poses the fundamental question as to whether the UK is to remain part of the European Union or leave it. Are the EU and the UK becoming increasingly alienated from each other, or have they never even truly been a good match?

USA: The European Partner in Crisis

Aware of the success of the transatlantic partnership, the U.S. values a strong, coherent European role in the enforcement of its foreign policy interests. The U.S. is therefore currently looking on with worry at a Europe that not only seems to be struggling with challenges such as the refugee crisis or the Ukraine conflict but is even in danger of becoming destabilized by them.

"Small" States in International Politics

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