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By: Aiko Morii       It is still not clear who will succeed Catherine Ashton as the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (HR). The leaders of the...

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The EU as a growing diplomatic actor

March 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Aiko Morii     Diplomacy was considered to be something reserved for the sovereign State in modern history. In 1626, the Cardinal Richelieu centralized diplomacy and established the first foreign ministry in France as...

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By: Aiko Morii     In a speech delivered in Indianapolis in 1959, John F. Kennedy said that the word ‘crisis’ in Chinese is composed of two characters: one represents danger and the other represents...

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High Representative Catherine Ashton at a debate in the European Parliament on the CFSP and CSDP, May 11, 2011. Photo credit: European Parliament (creative commons)

The benefits of efficient EU-coordinated diplomacy

September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Elko BrummelmanFollow @ElkoBrummelman  Elko Brummelman holds an MA in International Relations/ European Integration from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.   Since one month I have the interesting opportunity of taking a closer look...

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By: Aiko Morii     Foreign ministers from the European Union’s 28 Member States met on August 21 in Brussels to discuss how the EU should react to recent developments in Egypt. More than 900...

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David Cameron is met by PM Sellal of Algeria (January 2013) (Photo: The Prime Minister's Office)

Cameron, Counterterrorism, and the CSDP

February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Amalia Feld (guest contributor) Amalia Feld reads for the MPhil in International Relations at the University of Oxford Follow @AmaliaFeld   Appealing to his Eurosceptic domestic constituents, Prime Minister David Cameron’s recent proposal for...

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