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Erik Berglof

Erik Berglof is Professor and Director of the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Copyright: Project Syndicate, 2019.

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Terrorized Tunisia

The recent terror attack on Berlin’s Christmas market — which killed 12 and injured more than 50 — cast a pall over last year’s holiday celebrations across Europe. Viewed from Tunis, where I happened to be during the fallout, the attack has also had a major, albeit different, impact.

January 01, 2017

Where Europe still lives

The outcome of the UK’s Brexit referendum shocked populations across Europe. But watching the response in Lviv, in western Ukraine, a hub of enthusiasm about the EU, was particularly jarring.

July 07, 2016

The sleeping giant awakens

The board of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) recently approved China’s application to join — an application a decade in the making — and sent it on to member governments for final approval.

November 25, 2015