New insight into the changing politics of foreign policy
Rising populism affects the political debate in EU Member States in what concerns foreign policy. Populist rhetoric can polarise debate around the EU's foreign policy, making it difficult to design and implement national foreign policies. The EU-funded PopulistFP project will explain how the changing nature of political contestation in EU Member States shapes how foreign policy questions are addressed by politicians and political parties. It will study partisan debates in Britain, France and Germany over intervention against the Assad regime in Syria, and compare this with previous debates over intervention in the Balkans in the 1990s. This comparative analysis will offer new insight into the changing politics of foreign policy.
Field of science
- /social sciences/sociology/globalization
- /social sciences/political science/government systems/democracy
- /social sciences/law/human rights
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