|Author (Person)||Harbour, Malcolm, Zuleeg, Fabian|
|Publisher||European Policy Centre|
|Series Details||September 2015|
|Publication Date||September 2015|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
In an atmosphere of crisis, distrust and fragmentation, policy-makers in Brussels are mostly focused on fighting fire without having an ambitious vision for the future – in effect, muddling through, as has been the characteristic response in recent years. However, by remaining in crisis response mode, the European Union (EU) is failing to provide the basis for the compromise politics that can get the European system out of the current impasse: the EU needs to be engaged in a positive sum game to ensure that countries see an incentive for making deals.
|Subject Categories||Economic and Financial Affairs|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|