The COVID-19 crisis has created an opening for stronger collective European action.
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Three developments have led the EU to abandon its goal of closer economic ties.
Negotiations over the future of U.K.-EU relations will divide Europeans and offer fodder to Euroskeptics
Europeans must heed Mike Pence's dark warnings to achieve Joe Biden's bright vision
Both countries are becoming more alike — particularly in their belief that there can be only one winner.
Under U.S. President Donald Trump, however, a sophisticated set of tools known as secondary sanctions has become a bludgeon with which to threaten allies.
Europeans can no longer assume that their interests are synonymous with those of the U.S.
U.K. leaders' apparent belief that they can muddle through Brexit is setting the U.K. up for a rude awakening.
A deep divide within EU states poses the biggest threat to the European project.
Both governments and big tech companies are getting really good at controlling people through data.