Despite the vote in the European Parliament to “freeze” Turkey’s EU accession talks, it is not too late to save the troubled EU-Turkey relationship.
Mattia Toaldo & Luca Barana
Wendy Leutert & François Godement
While Europe might take solace from the presidential election result, it should recognise that Austria’s Eurosceptic drift will not be halted by Van der Bellen.
The new axis between Trump’s America, Putin’s Russia, and European populists represents a toxic mix for the liberal order in Europe.
ECFR Council members call for European states to provide emergency airlift services in Aleppo and implement additional sanctions on Russia for its complicity in war crimes.
Mark Leonard speaks with author Gilles Kepel about the the primary election results, Islamophobia and challenges to French political identity.
With Renzi declaring that he will resign if the electorate rejects his reforms, the referendum is now widely seen as a vote of confidence on the government itself.
Germany’s coming election campaign will be the last of its kind — the final page in the first chapter of the history of the Berlin Republic
Our experts and eminent guests talk about Europe’s role in the world.
08 December 2016
Andrew Lebovich on the U.N. peace mission in Mali.
07 December 2016
ECFR "The World According to Europe's Insurgent Parties: Putin, Migration and People Power" cited on European antiestablishment parties stance on Russia.
07 December 2016
Mark Galeotti's take on regional governance in Russia.
07 December 2016
Mattia Toaldo quoted on the Islamic State's setback in Libya.
Faced with the prospect of diminished US interest in a two state solution, the EU needs to send a strong signal that it remains committed to this vision.
No EU head of state has yet dared to break the EU’s consensus on Russian sanctions. Will François Fillon be the first?
There are not many issues on which Europe, Russia and China all agree, but there is one: ensuring that President-elect Donald J. Trump does not undermine the Iran nuclear deal.
Tokyo has a good chance of persuading Trump that security co-operation with Japan is in his interests, but the end of TPP is a serious blow.
The seemingly innocuous initiative to restore economic relations between Kyiv and Moscow is really Russia's latest move against the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.
Angela Merkel is not a fan of flashy titles, but she has already started to build support at home for a stronger Germany in Europe and the world.
Rather than trying to duplicate NATO, the EU should instead focus on 'hybrid defence'.
Host countries like Serbia have more clout with Beijing than you would think.
Mark Leonard speaks with François Godement and Chistine Ockrent about the candidates for the French presidential election in 2017.
There is no longer any real hope of deposing Assad. Europe must instead work towards an ugly deal that salvages something for the Syrian people.
The answer for European countries in the age of Trump lies in genuine integration of territorial defence.
It is not the absence of a strategy that is most troubling, but the fact that the government appears to be going into the negotiations with aims that are intellectually incoherent, even delusional.
There is no escaping the fundamental tension between Britain’s need for economic ties with rising powers and the growing nativist sentiments at home.
Mark Leonard speaks with Jeremy Shapiro, Asli Aydintasbas and Josef Janning about reactions to Trump’s electoral triumph from the UK, Germany and Turkey.