'Polarised Catalonia and its political stalemate'

Yesterday’s election in Catalonia has produced some striking results, but ultimately it has solved little, leaving the most pressing questions currently facing this highly polarised region largely unanswered. The anti-secessionist Ciudadanos (Citizens), a party which only obtained 3 seats in the 2006 elections, scored a remarkable victory, winning 25% of the vote and 36 seats, […]

'Spanish State Visit'

La Revista, The British Spanish Magazine, December 2017, 245

¿Tiene futuro el orden liberal internacional?

Hoy nos enfrentamos al reto de construir un nuevo orden internacional sin que exista un claro consenso previo sobre los principios en los que pudiera asentarse.

The future of the EU: An agenda

Revisiting Spain's Transition to Democracy

Contribution to Senén Florensa (ed.), ‘The Arab transitions in a changing world. Building democracies in light of international experiences’, which collects the papers presented at a conference hosted by IEMed in Barcelona in 2014.

Royal Relations

The involvement of kings and queens in international diplomacy is nothing new, but the monarchies of Spain and the UK have a particularly interesting shared history.

EU Global Strategy Expert Opinion - Nº45

Charles Powell’s take on the forthcoming European Union Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy.

2018 © Charles Powell. Diseño por ruitiña.