Abandoning the Kurdish peace process may prove a high price to pay for Turkish support against Islamic State.
Hundreds of fighters from the North Caucasus region are tavelling to Syria to join IS.
Ongoing conflict is pushing already poor and underdeveloped Yemen ever close to the brink of collapse.
A summary on the main components of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreed on 14 July between Iran and the E3+3
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to Daniel Levy, director of the MENA programme, and to policy fellows Julien Barnes-Dacey and Ellie Geranmayeh, about the Iran nuclear agreement and Geranmayeh's new policy brief 'Engaging with Iran: A European agenda'
Our experts and eminent guests talk about Europe’s role in the world.
Cadena Ser - 31 July 2015
José Ignacio Torreblanca comments the situation in Greece and European Commission role
Trouw - 30 July 2015
Mark Leonard on the future of EU-Russia relations
The New York Times - 30 July 2015
Mattia Toaldo on the number of flash points growing
Aargauer Zeitung - 30 July 2015
According to Ellie Geranmayeh EU can needs to cooperate more with Iran in order to contribute to the de-escalation of the various conflicts in the region.
ECFR policy fellow Ellie Geranmayeh speaks to Kelsey Davenport, director of Nonproliferation Policy at the Arms Control Association, and gives an update on the state of the nuclear negotiations.
Europe’s relationships with the six Arab Gulf states that make up the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have failed to keep up with their increasing importance
The idea that the UK can make a meaningful difference by expanding air strikes is far-fetched
Almost a year on from 2014's Israel-Gaza conflict, the Strip is still far from recovery
France has growing strategic relevance in the Gulf region, but its new proximity is dependent on increasingly unconditional support for Gulf regional policies.
European leaders discussing EU migration policy at this week's European Council do not have an easy task, but high-level conversation is good news
The capture of the strategic northern border town of Tal Abyad from Islamic State (IS) is the latest in a string of gains by the YPG
The Levantine order is in a state of implosion and a new geography of power is emerging.
Europe must deal with the short-term emergencies and address long-term solutions.
Fighting in Yemen shows no signs of stopping, with dire humanitarian consequences.
Mark Leonard speaks to Ellie Geranmayeh and Julien Barnes-Dacey about the geopolitics of ISIS and the role of the West.
Merely attacking smugglers’ boats will not help; instead, the EU must address the civil war that lies behind the traffickers’ actions.