"A geopolitically assertive EU is needed more than ever“ argue Nicole Koenig and Nils Redeker in their article on Euractiv.com. The State of the Union speech provides a momentum for the EU to sketch its power agenda.
Promises of a 'geopolitical' Commission remain unfulfilled. The EU needs to bridge the capability-expectations gap by overcoming its unease as a geopolitical actor. In their article Nicole Koenig and Nils Redeker criticize the EU's lack of geopolitical assertiveness and urge the Commission to get real about its geopolitical ambitions.