BAKU - Western Europe has an important year ahead. Many EU member states will hold elections and carry out crucial political reforms. The Union will be tested from within by nationalist and populist forces. From without, factors such as immigrations, security, and even the return of hundreds of radicals will create much anxiety in Europe.
In Part 1 of the analysis, we go over the challenges that Western Europe faces in 2017. The next episode will focus on Eastern Europe and Russia.