I doubt that a European narrative ever existed. Just listen to the speeches given by European politicians like Angela Merkel.
A general European narrative remains elusive, and we have not succeeded in distilling our desires into a comprehensive utopian vision. But there is one thing we should strive to remember.
The disappointing result for Geert Wilders' far right reflects Dutch attitudes about Europe.
Europe's populists are dangerous. They dress up as democrats merely to hide their authoritarian faces.
Anti-European sentiment is on the rise. This could end up badly. But populism also serves an important function.
Europe is missing the second freedom revolution at its periphery. This is why it needs more foreign policy capabilities, including of a military nature.
It's not about Eurasia versus Europe. The EU should be the one to offer an olive branch and help to ensure that some worrying trends in Russia lose their drive.
For Slovakia, European Union membership seemed like the holy grail. But the country's ills merely hide behind this shiny new surface.
Ten years after joining the European Union, many Czechs are deeply skeptical of it. But the disenfranchisement was mostly caused by domestic politics.
Slovenia's entry into the European Union was filled with pomp and ceremony. But things quickly went sour.
Neoliberal politics destroyed the vision of a free and united Europe. It’s time to stop, think and act.
For the European Free Alliance, the era of the old-fashioned nation-states is over. It is time for a Europe of self-determined peoples.
For the EPP, strengthening solidarity and cohesion between the member states is essential. At the upcoming elections, we want to take up the challenges and have thus created a project based on five priorities.
The Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists stands for a different kind of Europe. We believe that Europe would be more prosperous and democratic if each nation provided for its own needs.
Europe future is a European one. But even if the final goal of European defense is a European army, another strategy – for now – seems more realistic.
There is one simple truth: Maintaining peace and security in Europe requires preparedness to defend it at home and abroad. But to discuss the European army can be counterproductive.
What might have been started at the Munich conference is a strategic debate on a reinvigorated role for both Germany and the EU in international security.