- Moralising about the US and Germany spying scandalGermany would benefit from closer co-operation with Western intelligence services.
- NATO needs a plan to fight effectively an untidy warHow can NATO respond to the type of messy war favoured by Russia in Ukraine?
- What next for David Cameron?After his failure to stop Jean-Claude Juncker, the British prime minister will have to face the consequences.
- Grappling with irrelevanceThe Ukraine crisis has split the Visegrád group.
- Poland’s real scandalPoles should be focusing on the origin of tapes that have revealed that Poland’s politicians are doing what politicians do the world over.
What remains of the original telecoms reform is effectively just the proposals on net neutrality and on roaming charges.
- The persistence of moral hazard The credibility of the European Commission’s supervision of national budgets is wearing thin.
- Greece exposes eurozone’s lack of credibilityThe longer this confrontation goes on, the more it may damage the credibility of eurozone decision-making.
- How Greece could make things worseGreece is calling the EU's bluff by suggesting it could get into bed with Russia.
- Change cannot simply be for change’s sakeSyriza is not alone in thinking that some of Greece's bail-out conditions are undesirable and unworkable.
- Oil deals a helpful blow to biofuel policyOil prices will make the EU assess and back the second generation of biofuel.
- Why was Boris Nemtsov murdered?Killing may have been a political signal from one part of Russian politics to another.
- Greece should thank Schäuble, the eurozone’s staunch defenderA Greek exit from the eurozone would not be the disaster that it would have been five years ago, in part thanks to the hard work of Germany’s finance minister.
- Kalniete: 'I was at the mercy of Russian authorities'The Latvian MEP describes her ordeal at Moscow airport, where she was barred from entering Russia to attend the funeral of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
- EU failing on river transportOne freight vessel on a river could replace 280 lorries on the roads, but Europe's rivers and canals are mostly free of cargo ships.
- A nightmare foretoldAn Estonian president predicted the crisis in Ukraine in 1994; the EU should now listen to the advice he gave.
- Busy time ahead for EU courtsSummer blog: ECJ to rule on Spanish inheritance tax, French state-aid, and a host of other cases.
- WHO backs EU's approach to e-cigarettesSummer blog: ‘Vapers’ are incensed at a report that backs the EU's approach of regulating electronic cigarettes in the same way as tobacco.
- German liberals anxiously await Saxony electionSummer blog: The FDP hopes to stop its decline when voters in Saxony go to the polls.
- Salmond comes out on top in second Scottish debateSummer blog: Facing the prospect of a 'No' vote in the Scottish independence referendum on 18 September, the first minister went for the jugular in the final televised debate.
- Is the EU ready for another volcanic ash could?Summer blog: Better co-ordination and a lower ash threshold could prevent a repeat of 2010's travel chaos.
National leaders should acknowledge that interdependency is unavoidable – and desirable, if managed properly.
- The costs of GrexitThere can be no such thing as a happy Grexit, writes Jean Pisani-Ferry.
- The DNA of German foreign policyGermany must address three key challenges: crisis management, the changing global order, and its position within Europe, writes Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Germany's foreign minister.
- Fiscal austerity versus European societyThe persistent tendency to pay lip service to social sustainability, while implementing economic programmes focused on unrelenting austerity, is a leading cause of political instability in Europe.
- The Greek austerity mythGreece’s arguments for a large debt write-off and an end to austerity are based on a misunderstanding.
- Playing chicken with democracyGreece is spreading a dangerous zero-sum mentality.