- Daily Brief
- May 23, 2019
Rome will veer right but policy will likely hold its course after fierce coalition negotiations.
Italian politicians will soon find their work to slow the flow of migrants from Libya is not over.
The interconnected Irish energy grid has received scant attention from Brexit negotiators.
The EU will struggle to respond to anti-migrant and anti-EU sentiments in its eastern member states.
The worst-case scenario for Brexit – a “no deal” exit – is shaping up as a distinct possibility.
Despite diplomatic efforts to restore ties, Russia-UK relations will remain strained.
The DUP and Sinn Fein will struggle to find common ground even as political tensions rise in 2018.
Europe’s policymakers will have their hands full with Brexit, populism, nationalism and EU reform.
As the 2015 European migrant wave recedes, a fresh crisis may be swelling on the horizon.
Madrid will eventually have to offer Catalans further autonomy to deter independence activists.
It’s back to the future when it comes to the Bundestag’s likely post-election composition.
Athens is struggling to deal with rising extremism fueled by the economic crisis.