PDU in the media

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

2014 European Elections: This Time It’s Different

PDU Chairman Brendan Simms took part in a seminar at the European Parliament on the upcoming elections.

Defend the West: Is it Time to Re-arm?

In this article for the New Statesman Brendan Simms asks whether the West needs to rearm in the face of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Read the article here.

A Weak E.U. Can’t Stop Putin

Jason Pack and Brendan Simms argue in an op-ed for the New York Times that only a strong and transformed federal European Union can sufficiently respond to challenges of the scale of the current Crimea…

Young people of Europe: make sure you vote this May

In this contribution for One Europe, James Bartholomeusz explores why young people should vote at the European elections in May. Read the article here.

Anti-Semitism is an international threat once again

In an opinion piece for the London Evening Standard Brendan Simms warns us that anti-semitism is on the rise again and that this needs to be tackled by societies and governments alike.

Gemeinsames Militär und Geheimdienst für Europa? (in German)

Liam Fitzgerald argues that it is time to rethink the tasks and composition of Europe’s intelligence agencies.

Die Europakanzlerin (in German)

Korbinian Rueger and Felix Lettau argue that Angela Merkel’s proposal to extend competencies for the EU Commission is a step in the wrong direction.

Data Protection: An Exemplary Failure of the European Single Market

In an article for OneEurope Daniel Schade argues that Europe needs better data protection legislation based on the precautionary principle.

Was war nochmal dieses Europa? (In German)

In an article for German online magazine Zeitjung Korbinian Rueger has a look a the German parties respective positions towards the European project before the German federal elections.

From regionalism to free trade: Europe’s dangerously mixed messages to Latin America

In an article for openDemocracy’s debate on the future of Europe, Daniel Schade explains why Europe’s foreign policy towards Latin America has taken a problematic turn.