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    Sweden and the UK’s deal: For Swedes, the real drama is yet to come

Sweden and the UK’s deal: For Swedes, the real drama is yet to come

Sweden has often been regarded as one of the UK’s closest partners within the EU, and was predicted to be one of David Cameron’s potential allies during his renegotiation. But how is the UK’s deal likely to play out in the context of domestic politics in the country? Björn Fägersten writes that the issues the UK made central to […]

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    The Ukraine crisis has highlighted the flaws in the EU’s technocratic approach to foreign policy

The Ukraine crisis has highlighted the flaws in the EU’s technocratic approach to foreign policy

The crisis in Ukraine has exposed a number of shortcomings in EU foreign policy. Björn Fägersten writes on three key reforms which would strengthen the EU’s role in foreign affairs. He argues that the EU should develop shared long-term foreign policy goals, rather than relying on reactive measures to the actions of other states such as Russia. Second, the […]

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