European Union

Matthias Matthijs, an Assistant Professor of International Political Economy at Johns Hopkins University, explains the history of the European Union and the relationship between the UK and the EU. Why the Left in Britain skeptical of the EU historically. The common currency and getting “Britain’s money back”. Thatcher and the rise of Euro Skeptic politics […]
Matt Duss the President, Foundation for Middle East Peace, explains how President Obama’s foreign policy views going back to his first run for President led to the diplomatic breakthrough with Iran. What was the actual nature of Iran’s nuclear program? The Bush Administration and the expansion of Iran’s nuclear efforts. What sanctions remain on Iran after […]
Historian Georgios Giannakopoulos, explains the stunning results of Greece’s referendum on austerity and the historical events that led up to it. Austerity and the politics of blackmail in Greece.  Why does the Troika continue to impose austerity on Greece when it has proven a complete failure. Why the European Core is undermining the European project. […]