PDU in the media

Read our contributers’ articles and see how the media responds to our project.

Now, with Trump in the White House, We Need a European Army

What does an incoming President Trump mean for Europe? Security issues that were already swelling on the horizon become clear now and European reticence about an active defence policy is no longer sustainable. Thus one…

Against the Trend: The Dream of a Unified Europe

“There are still people who sincerely believe in Europe. But the bright minds among them know that the European Union needs an entirely different form than it has today”. Book review of Brendan Simms’ and…

What would a Trump presidency mean for the rest of the world?

President Trump is able to deliver a severe shock to the US and the rest of the world, writes Brendan Simms in his recent article for the New Statesman. The US and the UK might…

This is the endgame

James Bartholomeusz outlines the PDU’s vision for Campus Europe.

Is there Life after Brexit?

The German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung asks what would happen if the UK left the EU after the referendum and quotes the PDU’s president.

Historians and Brexit

The Economist discusses the new book by PDU President Brendan Simms.

Why the European Confederation can’t solve Europe’s Crisis

The PDU’s Brendan Simms und Benjamin Zeeb on why the EU in its present form can’t solve the continent’s problems.  

Will Cameron’s Demands Make the EU Better?

Brendan Simms and James Bartholomeusz explore the failures and possibilities of the Britain’s renegotiation of its EU membership in an article for the Aspen Review.

Europa-Vision gegen Europa-Erosion

Brendan Simms und Benjamin Zeeb plädieren eindringlich für neue Vereinigte Staaten – doch ihre historischen Vorbilder taugen nicht für einen Neuanfang, findet Eckart Conze.

Grabbing the third rail

In the latest issue of the World Commerce Review, Lukas Paul Schmelter argues that the EU needs a fully unified foreign and security policy.