By Jan Oberg June 4, 2018 Commenting on PressTV on the occasion of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, in Vienna confirming once again that Iran is in full compliance with the nuclear deal, the JCPOA, that the US withdrew from. Oberg argues that this is a defining moment for the Union: Either it […]
By Jonathan Power Don’t cry for me, Europe. The time for diminishing Europe’s self-esteem is over. It’s time for toughness and retaliation. Even a personal intervention by his favourite European head of state, Emmanuel Macron, President of France, failed to move President Donald Trump on the gravest of all policies – his decision that […]
Photo: The European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini By Peter Jenkins January 13, 2018 • It is with some reluctance that I write about President Donald Trump’s latest statement on Iran, because the statement is so full of half-truths, untruths, and logical fallacies that it is bad […]
By Dr. Shashi Tharoor • At Oxford Union in 2015 Jan Oberg comments: Elegant, knowledgeable, witty and – to the point. A delightful way of setting the records straight.
By Sheri Berman • Several of Europe’s centre-left parties have suffered disappointing election results since the financial crisis, but is this slide in support permanent or can they arrest their decline? Sheri Berman writes that with the rise of new parties on the populist right, the centre-left risks sliding into irrelevance unless it can respond […]
By Jennifer Rankin • “EU army plans kept secret from voters,” was the front-page story in Friday’s Times. If the claim sounded familiar, that was because just two days earlier a retired British army commander, Major General Tim Ross, had claimed in the Daily Express that the EU was “moving inexorably towards full political union […]