New Atlanticist

Jun 20, 2024

How the far right could shape the future of the European Parliament

By Joely Virzi

Big questions remain around what Alternative for Germany, Hungary’s Fidesz party, and Brothers of Italy will do next.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Jun 11, 2024

Setting the European Parliament elections in the ‘right’ context

By Jörn Fleck, James Batchik

The center-right European People’s Party, not the far- and hard-right parties, was the biggest winner of the elections.

Elections European Union

Experts react

Jun 10, 2024

Experts react: How the European Parliament’s right turn is playing out across the continent

By Atlantic Council experts

The centrist coalition remains in power, but the far right made striking gains across the continent. What will this mean for the EU's future?

Europe & Eurasia European Union

Fast Thinking

Jun 9, 2024

As the far right rises in Europe, can the center hold?

By Atlantic Council

Elections for the 720-seat European Parliament concluded on Sunday. Three Atlantic Council experts share their insights on the initial results.

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Eye on Europe's elections

Jun 5, 2024

Your primer on Belgium’s elections

By James Batchik

As Belgium prepares to vote for its regional and federal parliaments, along with new members of the European Parliament, the Europe Center breaks down the key dynamics at play.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

May 31, 2024

‘A new era’: What Catalonia’s regional elections mean for Spain and the European Union

By Stuart Jones

The victory of the PSC in Catalonia’s May 12 elections could have massive implications for Spanish politics and EU foreign policy.

Elections European Union

New Atlanticist

May 9, 2024

The European Parliament is still learning its lesson from corruption scandals

By Sophia Athan

With European Parliament elections upcoming, EU institutions should codify stricter definitions of foreign influence and interference, and they should pass additional reforms to ensure transparency.

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New Atlanticist

May 3, 2024

What will North Macedonia’s upcoming elections mean for its EU accession prospects?

By Aleksej Demjanski

Results from the first-round presidential election on April 24 may shed light on what’s to come in the May 8 elections.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Apr 30, 2024

The case for Mario Draghi as the next European Council president

By Mario De Pizzo

As European Council president, Draghi could help enact his proposals to make the European Union more integrated and competitive.

Economy & Business European Union

New Atlanticist

Apr 29, 2024

‘Our Europe is mortal. It can die.’ Decoding Macron’s Sorbonne speech.

By Gérard Araud

The French president recently delivered a nearly two-hour speech outlining an ambitious agenda for Europe.

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