- Daily Brief
- October 14, 2019
The new government must find allies in parliament — and quickly — if it hopes to retain power.
French President Macron called populism a disease — soon after populists took power in Rome.
The deal will collapse when European companies, under threat of US sanctions, leave Iran.
The battle for Polish democracy has shifted to the EU budget – but the threat may ring hollow.
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.