Tag "Europe"

Back to homepage
Europe Security

Europe beware! Islamic State to switch tactics in Europe in 2017

As the Islamic State loses territory in Syria and Iraq, the radical Islamist group is likely to increase its focus on foreign operations leading to a heightened terrorist threat in Europe for 2017.

Europe Outlook for 2017 Politics

2017 Preview: Europe’s security and political risk outlook

With 2017 fast approaching, Europe and the EU will likely continue to be exposed to a range of security, financial and political risks.

Economics Europe International

China in Europe: reshaping trade relations with Central Eastern Europe

China, who has been systematically and intentionally bypassed by the most important regional trade agreements, is now making history by building its way into the Western markets. For China, Central

Europe Finance

What a sovereign default would look like on the ECB’s balance sheet

Central banks’ QE programmes have exposed them to sovereign defaults in an unprecedented way. However, the most likely candidate in Europe is likely to do little damage. Given the centrality

Europe Finance

EU finance: Quantitative Easing and the cap key approach

Quantitative Easing in the Eurozone is not perfect, but a better approach may create too much risky exposure for the European Central Bank.

Europe Security

The strategy behind single-assailant terrorist attacks

The recent surge of single-assailant terrorist attacks is part of the Islamic State’s strategy to create a climate of insecurity in Europe.

Brexit North America

UK needs to move fast to secure trade with the U.S

After Brexit, the UK must move quickly to secure both trade in good and services with the U.S. Are bilateral or multilateral agreements the solution?

Europe Security

Georgia cozies up to Europe, what will Russia think?

The Georgia Association Agreement came into force this week and Georgia’s relationship with Europe became increasingly important. How will Russia react?

Economics Europe

Should Europe implement universal basic income?

Switzerland has voted against a universal basic income, but the debate is alive and well within a number of European states.

Europe Security

France and the Euro 2016 security conundrum

As the Euro 2016 football championship nears, France continues to face an elevated terrorist threat and ongoing social unrest. Major security measures are in place to secure the sporting event; however, several risks continue to loom over the event.