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Responding to the “lone-wolf” threat in Western Europe

Starting with the 2012 France attack, single-assailant terrorist attacks have increasingly come to define the security environment in Western Europe.

Europe Politics

Is the European populist nationalist movement losing momentum?

The western rise of populist nationalism turned its head to a series of European elections in the Netherlands, France, and Germany.

Europe Security

Belgium’s evolving terror threat

A year after the deadly terrorist attacks that hit Brussels, Belgium, radicalized Islamist militants continue threaten the country.

Europe Security

Germany’s security dilemma: Realpolitik rediscovered

Instability from Russia, the U.S. and Middle East is waking Germany from its post-Cold War slumber: it must take more responsibility for its own security.

Europe Future Generator

Future Generator: Bosnia’s near-term media coverage to be increasingly negative

Rising tensions following Bosnia’s appeal to the ICJ ruling on Serbia’s war-time actions are likely to create a negative perception of the country.

Europe Politics

France’s 2017 elections will impact domestic and international security

The French presidential elections will have a strong impact on domestic and international security policies.

Europe Politics

Sweden’s far right gaining ground as social problems mounts

Sweden’s immigration policy is honourable but has not come without social problems — which in turn herald a political shakeup.

Economics Europe Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloc to Bloc: SADC’s modest EPA gains

The recent EPA between the EU and ‘SADC EPA Group’ symbolically intensifies trade ties, but greater impacts are likely to be felt outside this relationship.

Europe Politics

Anti-Euro undercurrents in Italy are spelling trouble

Political risk is intensifying in the Eurozone, specifically in France and Italy. Italy is emerging as a potential auxiliary source of risk.

Europe

The potential short-term benefits of changing Turkey’s constitution

On April 16, Turks will vote on proposed changes to Turkey’s constitution, which would grant more powers to the president.