Whether the EU can keep a united front in response to Russian aggression will also depend in large part on the outcome of this weekend’s runoff in the French presidential election. A President Le Pen would water down sanctions and try to rebuild relations with Putin.
To help us navigate the turbulent waters of European politics and policy at a time of war, Mujtaba Rahman talks to Ed Brophy. Mij is the Managing Director for Europe at the political risk consultancy Eurasia Group, and one of Europe’s leading political analysts. He leads and oversees Eurasia’s analysis and advisory work on Europe, helping clients to navigate the macro-politics of Brussels and its interaction with the member states across a wide range of policy areas.