Articles

New energy in the Franco-German motor (Commentary)

Almut Möller - 16 February 2017

External threats have brought Berlin and Paris closer together than ever before.

The era of Mutual Assured Disruption (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 16 February 2017

The five forces that are 'liquidising' global security.

Turn the search light outwards (Commentary)

Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 15 February 2017

In focusing exclusively on Western crimes, parts of the European Left are letting Putin and Assad off the hook for Syria and Ukraine.

More than words: Nationalism in Trump’s US and Putin’s Russia (Commentary)

Anna Arutunyan - 15 February 2017

Contrast between Trump’s outbursts and Putin’s restraint shows that Russia’s illiberal worldview still dwarves America’s alt-right.

The EU deal with Libya on migration: a question of fairness and effectiveness (Commentary)

Mattia Toaldo - 14 February 2017

Whether the new EU migration agreement will work and whether it will respect migrants’ rights is an open question with the answer likely to be no.

Belarus’s game of truancy (Commentary)

Andrew Wilson - 14 February 2017

The traditional paradigm for Russia-Belarus relations has broken down.

Shooting the ringleader: Trump draws a bead on Germany (Commentary)

Nick Witney - 13 February 2017

As the Trump administration amplifies its attacks on the European Union and its collective identity, we would do well to recall the lessons of the 1930s.  

Romania protests: no flash in the pan (Commentary)

Alex Bivol - 10 February 2017

Latest attempt to de-fang the judiciary part of a long-term struggle that shows no sign of abating.

Pariah no more? Poland weighs its options (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 09 February 2017

Angela Merkel’s visit to Warsaw is the most important meeting of German and Polish leaders since 1989.

How Trump will save Europe (Commentary)

Mark Leonard & Vessela Tcherneva - 07 February 2017

Ironically, the deeply Euroskeptic U.S. president and his ally in the Kremlin may provide the push Europe needs to finally resolve its biggest crises.