Opinion pieces

  • Progress online, 27 March 2014

    Well done Nick Clegg. Not for winning – it is hard to debate with someone who regards the truth as just one option – but for taking part. And for the radical strategy of making the European elections about Europe.

  • CBS News, 18 March 2014

    Ignoring sanctions against a few individuals in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin moved Tuesday to formally annex Crimea. Now Vice President Joe Biden is promising more sanctions to come.

    What kind of additional financial pressure would it take to get Putin to back off?

  • The Guardian, 05 March 2014

    Nick Clegg has said that David Cameron's "peculiar" plans to renegotiate the terms of Britain's EU membership ahead of a referendum by the end of 2017 are "condemned to failure".

    In a speech to the Centre for European Reform on Wednesday, in which he declared that pro-Europeans were best placed to modernise the EU, the deputy prime minister said Cameron would only achieve a "little twea

  • Voice of America [Russia], 05 March 2014

    Иан Бонд: «Мы не вправе вторгнуться, например, в Зимбабве, поскольку ее англоязычные жители страдают от нарушений прав человека. Это было бы абсурдно! Но я боюсь, что именно эту странную логику используют в России»

    Страны Запада оказывают давление на Россию, чтобы убедить ее уважать суверенитет Украины.

  • Progress online, 27 February 2014

    What should Ed Miliband discuss in his meeting with Europe’s most powerful and successful politician, German chancellor Angela Merkel? The economy will rightly be top of the agenda.

  • Green Alliance, 25 February 2014

    In the 20th century, the British political party which supported the coal industry was Labour. The relationship between the Tories and the miners was confrontational.

  • , 14 February 2014

    The Centre for European Reform is a think-tank based in London, working on economics, foreign policy, energy and JHA. We are pro-European, though not uncritical.

  • E!Sharp, 07 February 2014

    The British Conservative party is deeply divided over British membership of the EU.