European Union
Jun 2018

“Natural allies”

May 2018


Meet the new boss, really not the same as the old boss at all

Some of our “friends” aren’t acting quite so friendly

Mar 2018


Impossible to “get everything we want” from Brexit.

Tusk to May: “Got a better idea?”

Feb 2018

Ireland: An ambassador to Dublin would be nice, too.

Dec 2017

Your papers, please… including the money

The taxi unions were complaining again

Taking a pass, thanks

Hard borders and desperation.

Oct 2017

“This movement is textbook populism, full of magical thinking.”

Landslide to the right

New kids on the (eastern) bloc

Is the EU heading for an east-west schism?

Jazz Shaw Oct 10, 2017 6:41 PM

Old habits die hard

Jun 2017

Currently doing a search for “good international trade lawyers”

May 2017

The politics of Angela Merkel’s friendship

Jazz Shaw May 29, 2017 8:01 AM

More politics than policy

Suddenly the EU is back at the table with Turkey

Jazz Shaw May 28, 2017 9:31 AM

All is forgiven, eh?

“Get off your knees, Europe”

Apr 2017

Closing the door

Mar 2017

Probably wasn’t going to happen anyway

The ties that don’t bind

UK: Brexit will launch on March 29th

Ed Morrissey Mar 20, 2017 8:41 AM

Divorce, European style.

It’s complicated

Politico: On climate change too?

Nationalist populism.

Shouldn’t have been doing that anyway

If you thought freedom of speech in the United States was in danger…

Feb 2017

Not giving direct credit to Trump, but…

What could possibly go wrong?

“It is time for actions, not words.”

Jan 2017

Not as rocky as the media would like you to believe

Nov 2016

When will the United States acknowledge this?

Four more years of Merkel?

Jazz Shaw Nov 22, 2016 9:01 AM

Down but not out

There was already a vote. Get on with it

Oct 2016

Have we got a deal for you

Does Europe need its own army?

Jazz Shaw Oct 12, 2016 3:01 PM

The European Union neither wants nor needs a standing army, nor could they likely control one

Sep 2016

“…the G20 community needs to scale up its share of responsibility.”