Can America and the EU rebuild a strategic alliance to combat global issues, following US President Barack Obama’s charm offensive in Europe?
Is EU diplomacy being held back by a lack of leadership, despite the breakthrough of upgraded "super-observer status" at the UN?
As speculation grows about Greece leaving the eurozone – could such an exit from the single currency trigger economic chaos, followed by another banking crisis?
Is Europe fully equipped to deal with the increased risk of terrorist attack, following the death of Osama Bin Laden?
Will Greece’s aggressive plan to privatise many state assets and raise €50bn be enough to ward off markets, ratings agencies and potential default?
Is Europe a declining force in the world as geopolitical power shifts east towards emerging economies like China and India?
In the wake of the €80bn Portugese bail-out, will Spain become the next sovereign-debt target to fall victim to the markets and ratings agencies?
Should MEPs be subject to independent regulation, rather than self-scrutiny, following the second lobbying scandal in just three years?
Is the European Commission's latest white paper a suitable roadmap to achieve the desired 60 per cent cut in carbon emissions - from transport - by 2050?
Given the lack of consensus in Europe for military intervention in Libya, were France and the UK right to launch a UN-backed military offensive against Colonel Gaddafi?