Britt Bolin

Britt L. Bolin is a Europe fellow at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP). Bolin is also a doctoral candidate in political economy at the University of Mannheim, where she earned an MA in Political Science.

Europe Feels the Trump Effect

December 13, 2017

Trump’s election has had the unexpected effect of fostering greater initiative from the EU, forcing Europe into taking on a bigger role on the global stage. The day after Donald Trump’s election as US president, a shocked Frank-Walter Steinmeier, then Germany’s foreign minister and now president, said of the transatlantic...

Europe: Moving at Different Speeds

May 10, 2017

A multi-speed Europe presents an attractive alternative to the current EU structure. But is it feasible? European leaders gathered on March 25 to commemorate what should have been a momentous occasion: the 60th anniversary of signing of the Treaty of Rome, which established the European Economic Community. Instead, the Rome summit took on...