Politics & Cooperation
The European Union and the Balkans: in Need of Couple Therapy?
Back in 2003 at the Thessaloniki Summit, the Member States offered their “unequivocal support to the European perspective” of the Balkan countries and baldly stated that the future of the region lied “within the European Union.”11 August 2015
Lights and Shadows in the Democratic Transitions of the Southern Mediterranean Countries: The Role of Europe
Looking back at history, those of us who have been modestly advocating a process of Euro-Mediterranean integration for more than 25 years now might be tempted to feel somewhat frustrated.29 July 2015
The Role of the Gulf Countries in the Mediterranean and the Middle East Following the Arab Spring
In order to analyse the influence of the Gulf States’ diplomatic initiatives in the Mediterranean and Middle East, it is necessary to look at both the six monarchies that make up the Gulf Cooperation Council.15 July 2015