Assessing Serbian enthusiasm for EU membership

In February 2018, the European Commission published its much-anticipated Enlargement Package, which detailed the progress of current accession negotiations and committed to begin talks with Albania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in…

The Puzzle of Latvian Government

On October 6, 2018, Latvia held a parliamentary election, one hundred years after the nation declared independence. However, on November 18, when this event was celebrated, a new government still hadn’t formed in Latvia. This…

Why Sweden ended up at a political dead…

Nearly four months after the elections, Sweden is still without a government. Why can’t individual parties from one political bloc cooperate with a party from another bloc? Why can’t the blocs cooperate in general? In…

European political parties beyond the EU

European politics has a significant impact on the political life of non-European countries. Political parties outside the European Union, especially from the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries, actively participate in pan-European party politics and affiliate themselves…