Somewhere between a Compass and a Steering Tool
The main point of contention in the negotiations on the pandemic accord is the fair distribution of medical supplies. Resolving it requires an unconditional obligation to share medical countermeasures, say Michael Bayerlein, Pedro A. Villarreal and Fernanda Cimini.
It could become the world’s largest free trade area. As a condition for the EU’s unilateral requirements, the Mercosur countries are now demanding cooperation and trade benefits – rightly so, and it will set an example for other agreements, say Bettina Rudloff and Tobias Stoll.
Ambitions to Disrupt Malicious Cyber Activity Need to Protect Norms as Well as Networks
More responsibility requires more democratic legitimacy
The recent institutional crisis in Bosnia and Herzegovina is the latest result of Republika Srpska's independence efforts. The EU must act more decisively to put an end to separatism in the Balkans, says Marina Vulović.