In this episode, we talk about how much the history of fascism weighs on current Italian politics, what is the future of democracy in Israel, and how the Middle East is changing due to the agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia under Chinese auspices.
In this episode, we talk about Turkey on the eve of the elections in the context of the earthquake and reconstruction, hyperinflation and its impact on the economy and society, and political and institutional instability.
In this episode, we talk about controversies sparked by President Emmanuel Macron with his comments on China, Taiwan, and the United States, about French position on China and transatlantic relations, and about the future of strategic autonomy and different perspectives within the EU.
In this episode, we talk about how to reinvent broken cities and restore citizens’ agency, and why community matters.
In this episode, we talk about how the war in Ukraine has changed French foreign and security policy in Europe, what are the prospects for Ukraine to join the EU and NATO, and whether the center of power in the EU has shifted to the East
In this episode, we talk about democratic backsliding and why does it matter for the EU, the issue with Bulgaria and Romania, EU tools to address democratic backsliding among its members, and whether the EU is capable of using its tools more effectively to prevent it.
In this episode, we talk about four scenarios for the future of CEE and the EU, redefining EU strategic autonomy, and why a treaty change might be counterproductive.
In this episode, we talk about whether ties between countries foster conflicts, how Europe should behave in relation to the aggressive policies of China and Russia, and whether it is possible to cooperate and create rules limiting the negative effects of interdependence.
In this episode, we talk about the Turkish political context and the possible outcome of the presidential and general elections in 2023.
In this episode, we talk about the EU funds and the issues related to the rule of law in Poland, the prospects for implementing the necessary reforms that would bring the judicial independence back on track, and the impact of the current situation on the forthcoming parliamentary election in Poland.