Von Jean Pisani-Ferry, Norbert Röttgen, André Sapir, Paul Tucker, Guntram B. Wolff
Nach der britischen Entscheidung, die EU zu verlassen, ist Europas Entwicklungskurs, ja sogar sein Schicksal, erneut eine Frage der freien Wahl geworden.
European integration has suffered the greatest blow in its history with the UK’s Leave vote. But Britain is no longer the priority. The most pressing question is not how the UK leaves the EU. It is also hard to imagine the country taking up the EU presidency in 2017; it should pass on the job.
BERLIN — After the horror in Brussels, Europe is mourning once more. Rightly, the states of the European Union are also focused on bringing the perpetrators to justice and preventing a follow-up attack. Cooperating more effectively on counterterrorism while tightening security at airports and train stations would be a start. But we must not lose sight of the bigger picture. The Islamic State’s goal in Brussels was to scare us and drive a wedge between us, and it seems to be succeeding. Here in Germany, and across the Continent, right-wing, anti-immigration parties are calling for...