There’s an active interplay between anti-liberal movements and political parties within the EU and an authoritarian challenge from the outside, especially from Russia, Ralf Fücks – president of Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung – told EurActiv Czech Republic.
EurActiv: The EU is facing several challenges coming from both outside and inside. In order to bring about a more coherent integration among the member states, should it focus primarily on the external or internal threats in hopes of relieving internal tensions and decreasing the level of populism across the continent?
Ralf Fücks: We cannot separate the external and internal conflicts that we are currently facing. There’s …read more
Source: Heinrich Boell Foundation