Articles on European Power

Countering online radicalisation (Commentary)

Stefan Soesanto & Fosca D'Incau - 19 July 2017

Part of the solution is to rely on the internet’s most essential strength - its vast army of ordinary users.

A one-two punch to the rule of law in Poland (Commentary)

Andrzej Mendel-Nykorowycz - 17 July 2017

There now seems little that can stand in the way of the Law and Justice party’s subjugation of the judicial system.

EU-Japan Agreement: Good news on the long road to a deal (Commentary)

Irina Angelescu - 14 July 2017

For the EU, the EPA would demonstrate its ability to deliver concrete results despite the numerous crises it faces. 

The Hamburg G20: A clash of competing visions of world affairs (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 06 July 2017

Europe's multilateral vision for the G20 appears to be merely a side show to the traditional struggle for national power.

Three songs about Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 04 July 2017

Just because Trump has no strategic purpose in his trip doesn’t mean it can’t have a strategic result.

Trump in Warsaw: What is at stake for Poland and Europe? (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 04 July 2017

While Warsaw hopes for the U.S. to support its regional ambitions, Berlin and Brussels watch carefully.

ECFR turns 10, a reflection (Commentary)

Frank-Walter Steinmeier - 30 June 2017

Speech by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to mark ECFR's tenth anniversary.

What is left from Kohl’s era? (Commentary)

Vessela Tcherneva - 23 June 2017

Much has changed, yet paradoxically, perhaps Europe is closer now to its 1990s vision than it has ever been.

Central Europe’s Tough Choice: Macron or Orban? (Commentary)

Ivan Krastev - 23 June 2017

Fears about political and economic marginalisation have damped the spread of new EU-optimism to Central Europe.

France in Flux (Commentary)

Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 20 June 2017

The rise of Macron has transformed the French political landscape – but its final shape is still emerging.