The Centre for European Reform is an independent think-tank devoted to making the EU work better, and strengthening its role in the world. We are pro-European but not uncritical.
The US will not gain by resorting to protectionism. If it does so, the EU should stay calm, listen when US criticism is justified, and make its first priority the defence of the WTO process and the rule of law.
Trump, Brexit and European scepticism about TTIP spell the end of transatlantic leadership on trade.
What will the Brexit deal look like? Which are the key decisions that Theresa May still has to make? And what should she do in order to get the best possible deal?
Globalisation did not force governments to adopt policies that divided their countries, exacerbated inequality and hit social mobility. Many of them did those things by choice.
A stand-off between the EU and Britain over the size of its exit bill could lead to the collapse of negotiations and an abrupt, disorderly Brexit.
- May is weak in Europe but strong at home, Charles Grant
- Russia, the West and Eastern Europe: Lenin's long shadow, Ian Bond
- Britain's economy: Enjoy the calm before the storm, Simon Tilford