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Cornelia Meyer

Cornelia Meyer is a business consultant, macro-economist and energy expert.

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A few words of comfort for a confused region

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on a nine-nation whistlestop tour trying to assure a confused region of sustained US involvement in the wake of President Donald Trump’s troop withdawal now that “Daesh has been defeated.”

January 13, 2019

May’s Brexit gamble goes down to the wire

With UK Prime Minister Theresa May trying to iron out final differences with EU Council President Donald Tusk before Sunday’s EU summit, observers on both sides of the Channel have been taking stock of the febrile political situation.

November 24, 2018

Why the UK’s Brexit white paper failed on both sides of the Channel

A little more than two weeks ago, British Prime Minister Theresa May assembled her Cabinet at her country residence Chequers. The result was a white paper detailing how the UK saw its post-Brexit relationship with the EU.

July 21, 2018

At Chequers, another gambit in the Brexit chess game

British Prime Minister Theresa May managed on Friday to establish unity in her Cabinet over Brexit — for now at least. The two warring factions, Brexiteers and Remainers, had been at each other’s throats for months about Britain’s post-Brexit relationship with the European Union. 

July 08, 2018

This Brexit soap opera badly needs a final scene

The EU Withdrawal Bill returned to the House of Commons from the House of Lords last week with 196 amendments. When it is finally enacted, the legislation will govern the shape of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union and the subsequent relationship between the two entities. 

June 16, 2018

Turkey and Europe stuck with one another

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently met, among others, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, EU Council President Donald Tusk and Bulgarian President Boyko Borisov in Varna, Bulgaria.

March 31, 2018