Mark Leonard speaks with Ellie Geranmayeh, Julien Barnes-Dacey and Mattia Toaldo, about Libya, the growing threat of ISIS, and developments Syria.
The kidnapping of four ICRC workers by prominent political figures in Mali indicates that the Jihadists might be holding the peace process hostage as well as its aid workers.
There must be a clear, coherent, and mutually agreed upon roadmap for dealing with the country’s varied issues, including blueprints for the federal system and, all importantly, the holding of parliamentary and presidential elections.
Nick Grono and Dr. Katharine Jones discuss what role Europe can play in ensuring the protection of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
Our experts and eminent guests talk about Europe’s role in the world.
26 May 2016
Interview with Dimi Reider on what Netanyahu will do with his expanded coalition.
26 May 2016
Josef Janning commenting on the G-7.
25 May 2016
Mark Leonard on the competition between state actors in the world (Polish translation of the article for Project Syndicate).
25 May 2016
Josef Janning on a major tectonic shift going on in world affairs that affects Europe’s prosperity and sovereignty.
Turkey has entered open war with ISIS and is attempting to stifle Kurdish gains in norther Syria
Yemen's civil war has left the country in ruins and a conclusion remains far from imminent
Mark Leonard speaks with Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, Anthony Dworkin and Nick Witney, about its implications on European security and unity.
Having improved the regime's position on the ground, Russia now looks set to move forward its own political track
Richard Nephew from the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University takes a look at the openings and challenges for Europe and the US .
Kadri Liik gives her analysis on Russia's intervention in the Middle East.
The latest developments are a clear indication that those who voted Rouhani into power continue to support this bid, even if they are dissatisfied with the pace of meaningful change.
Civilian protection, humanitarian access and freezing the conflict must be priority in Aleppo and Syria to avert escalation to even more dangerous levels.
Iona Craig, Nawal al-Maghafi, and Adam Baron, discuss how Europe can help solve the crisis.
In its attempts to stymie the BDS campaign against Israel, the UK government has fundamentally misunderstood the legal necessity underpinning measures directed at Israeli settlements.
What has emerged in the run-up to the elections is an alignment between the reformists, centrists and some moderate conservatives to push back against a major victory by hardliners who were empowered under former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Unless domestic factions can make necessary trade-offs to overcome this impasse, Lebanon’s resilience will be tested more than ever.
Germany has a lot to lose if the situation in Libya turns sour, but a lot to gain if diplomacy is given the support to succeed
Five years after the Arab uprisings in North Africa, the EU needs to avoid an “either-or” mentality on stability versus progress and keep its ambitions to promote reform in the region.