In an increasingly troubled time for the European Union, Sir Menzies Campbell, Stuart Wheeler, Mark Leonard, Prof Maurice Fraser, Dr Sara Hagemann and John Peet discuss the upcoming European parliamentary elections, and how their outcome will affect the EU and Britain's role in it.
The EU's call to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court stands as a reminder of how few options the EU has.
The upcoming election in Algeria leaves the people without a voice, but is at least sparking some debate.
The decision of the British government to investigate the activities of the Muslim Brotherhood is a significant victory for Saudi Arabia.
Europe should keep a firewall between nuclear talks with Iran and the standoff over Ukraine with Russia.
The horror in Syria is not simply the result of the regime's brutality, but also of monumental foreign policy misjudgements in Britain.
Fears stemming from the radicalization of Iraq’s Sunni population—and Iraqis’ disillusionment with politics—could propel Maliki into an unpopular third term.
As long as key international stakeholders play a constructive role in the new round of peace negotiations and let go of their misconceptions about Abbas and Netanyahu, a two-state solution is still a viable option.
European support for Libya is difficult because of a deteriorating security situation and lack of clear institutions, but it would have an important impact on the region.
The next few months will present some of the biggest, and at times unexpected, challenges for those advocating a political solution addressing Iran’s nuclear programme.
The violence of recent events that have struck Iraq over the course of recent weeks poses questions not only about Iraq’s continuing transition but also about al-Qaeda’s ascendancy in the country.
Stefan Meister's commentary on "Putin's Plan" is quoted
ECFR paper "Syria's war economy" on Il Sole 24 Ore
Stefan Meister is quoted on the German-Russian Petersburg Dialogue
Stefan Meister on Belarus