Internationale Politik Quarterly

Red Herring & Black Swan: Beware of Gray Rhinos


Despite warning signals about a pending crisis, European decision-makers repeatedly fail to invest in preparedness. Forward-looking thinking and whole-of-government approaches are required now in order to prevent cascading effects from the COVID-19 crisis.

The Road to Nowhere


The Johnson government has been conducting the negotiations about the UK’s future relationship with the EU in cavalier fashion; the prime minister is banking on “English exceptionalism.” A “no-deal” Brexit or a series of last-minute mini-agreements are the most likely outcome now.

Five Points to Make the EU Stronger


Leading Europe out of its current COVID-19 induced crisis will be a monumental task for the German EU Council presidency. Economic stabilization must go hand-in-hand with transformation.

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