• Future of Europe: Is the EU’s dream of expansion to the east dead?

    14 September 2018 – “What’s happening in Poland and Hungary is a demonstration of the real failure to understand what it takes to nurture a democracy,” said Milena Lazarevic of the European Policy Centre for Telegraph. But abandoning the project carries its own, perhaps greater risk: what Ms Lazarevic calls the “Turkish scenario”.

    “If Europe doesn’t put its foot down and show leadership here, you could see countries give up EU accession and turn to an increasingly autocratic form of government at odds with EU interests as a result,” she warns.

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