Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega US-EU: political convergence, economic divergence

The political and geopolitical convergence between the US and the EU is becoming evident. But economic divergence may be emerging.

After the European Council: is there a formula for stability with an unpredictable Turkey?

It still is in the EU’s interest to have a rules-based relationship with Turkey. An unstable Turkey will be a source of instability for the Union as well.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Myanmar, a coup of the digital age

The coup d’état being perpetrated by the army in Myanmar has made use of more advanced –imported– technologies in pursuit of its opponents.

Restoring the rule of law within the EU. In judges we trust

How to respond to the rule of law challenges faced as a result of access to power of Right-wing populist parties in some EU states?

The new Digital Compass at the EU: risks and opportunities

The new Digital Compass offers feasible targets. The challenge will be the adaptation of its governance structure to avoid repeating risks.

The EU Climate Law’s key governance question: why could the EU use a climate watchdog?

The EU Climate Law is the first substantial legislation to implement the vision of the European Green Deal.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega Containers: essential but more expensive

Standardised containers have become an essential component of modern globalisation, carrying by sea almost half the world’s trade.

Global Spectator, by Andrés Ortega The global agenda: immunising the world

A new brand of wholesale global cooperation is required, both for vaccines and for treatments. Global governance has failed.

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