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 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.
The Arab awakening is about people claiming democratic rights to emancipate themselves from the traditional influence of the West, rather than trying to join it. Instead of being a region mired in the past, the clash of modern practices in the Arab world might offer some lessons for the future world order.
Marta Dassù on ECFR trip to Moscow and on how Russia sees the Ukrainian crisis
Stefan Meister on the escalation in Eastern Ukraine
Josef Janning on separatist tendencies in Europe
Stefan Meister on the EU's hesitant stance on sanctions