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EU-Ukraine Relations after the Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections
EU-Ukraine Relations after the Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections

A new "Plan B" for Brussels' policies toward Kiev

18/05/2016 | by Andreas Umland, Iryna Solonenko | Ukraine, Enlargement Process

After the manipulated elections to Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada in October 2012, Brussels' relations with Kiev are deadlocked. Ukraine is not fulfilling the signing conditions for the pre-initialed Association Agreement with the EU. Here an eight-point outline of further and alternative actions for the European Union.

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State Power within European Integration
State Power within European Integration

On the limits and context of Germany's power in the Union

02/05/2013 | by Josef Janning | Europe, European Union

Germany is widely perceived to be calling the shots in Europe's sovereign debt crisis management, and maybe in the EU in general. But a state's influence in the union is complex and also contextual. Clearly, though, state power seems to have regained prominence in the European debate. How much power have member states retained, or perhaps even won, in the process of integration – and what does power in the Union look like? Five theses on power in today’s European Union.

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EU-Ukraine Relations after the Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections
A new "Plan B" for Brussels' policies toward Kiev
20/11/2012 | by Andreas Umland, Iryna Solonenko
After the manipulated elections to Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada in October 2012, Brussels' relations with Kiev are deadlocked. Ukraine is not fulfilling the signing conditions for the pre-initialed Association Agreement with the EU. Here an eight-point outline of further and alternative actions for the European Union.
Category Enlargement Process, European Union, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Eastern Europe
Is The EU The Next Romania?
The EU needs to become more flexible to promote good governance in laggards
10/08/2012 | by Roderick Parkes
The EU's overly legal and regulation-heavy approach may put it at a disadvantage when dealing with Romania, a country with a traditionally sleazy and corrupt political culture. Ironically, in order to promote good governance in Romania, the EU may need to break a few of its own rules.
Category European Union, Enlargement Process, Romania, South-East Europe, Europe
European Mergers Trump US Acquisitions
Legitimacy makes all the difference
01/11/2005 | by Richard Rosecrance
Corporations have learned the difference. And various European nations have learned from their imperial problems in the past. But the super power United States still has this learning curve ahead of it. Takeovers don’t produce the cooperative trust that maximizes productive synergies.
Category Economy and Currency, Enlargement Process, European Union, Europe-USA, Transatlantic Relations, Economy and Finance, Europe, United States of America
Romania's Priorities in Foreign Policy
01/08/2005
Bucharest looks at EU membership, close US ties - and the developing Black Sea region.
Category Enlargement Process, European Union, South-East Europe
Failure in the Third Generation
Why should the grandsons favor more European integration?
01/02/2005 | by Kiran Klaus Patel
The main problem of the EU is its unprecedented success. The founding fathers sought above all to eliminate war from a bloody continent. Their project succeeded so well that peace is now taken for granted. The average European is no longer grateful that war has been made unthinkable.
Category Enlargement Process, European Union, Globalization, Economy and Finance, Europe
A new epoch is beginning
European Commissioner Günter Verheugen talks to IP
01/01/2005 | by Günter Verheugen
The EU Commissioner who guided the 2004 eastern enlargement, which saw the EU gain 10 new members at once, speaks to IP about future enlargements and whether the EU will soon run into "enlargement fatigue."
Category Enlargement Process, European Union, Eastern Europe, Europe
EU at 25—Shaping the Future
01/08/2004 | by Werner Weidenfeld, Josef Janning
As the EU reaches 25 members, it is time to revisit the prospect of a single EU constitution.
Category Institutions of the EU, European Union, Enlargement Process, Geographical areas of Europe
Belarus Mocks Europe
01/05/2004 | by Hans-Georg Wieck
Category European Union, Enlargement Process, Belarus, Europe