EU-Turkey deal is historic, if it sticks

November 30, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

How the EU could woo the UK

November 23, 2015

One of the gripes Britons have about the European Union is that they think the big decisions are stitched up between the Germans and French. Anti-Europeans are fanning this feeling in the runup to the referendum on whether the United Kingdom should stay in the EU, saying that Britain has little influence on what happens in Brussels.

Syrian peace process offers hope post-Paris

November 16, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

Brexit debate should start with trade

November 9, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Tsipras’ biggest stress tests yet to come

November 2, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

EU membership can help UK stability

October 26, 2015

The main takeaway from Mark Carney’s speech last week on Britain’s European Union membership was that it is good for economic dynamism but creates challenges for financial stability.

EU needs to up its game on Turkey

October 19, 2015

The European Union may be dropping the ball over Turkey. The bloc has benefited for years from a stable country with an improving economy on its southeast border, insulating it from mayhem in the Middle East. But this buffer state is increasingly leaky and troubled, resulting in economic as well as political repercussions. So far the European Union’s engagement with Turkey has been too little, too late.

European populism can be tamed

October 12, 2015

Populism has infected European politics. But it can be beaten. The three things needed for mainstream politicians to win back control of the debate are competence, fairness and leadership. To some extent, the fightback is already succeeding.

Greek bank recap is race against time

October 5, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

It’s all up to Tsipras now

September 21, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.