In this series, a range of experts debate what the EU could do in order to help solve the refugee crisis in the short, medium and long term.
Europe’s evolution, which is vital for our survival, can only be continued by overcoming the obstacle which the Greek crisis represents.
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to ECFR's CEO Dick Oosting, experts Susi Dennison and Josef Janning, about how the different EU countries deal with the crisis, Germany's role and how other countries might respond.
What stands in the way of a bigger German role in the shaping the European response is the effect of intergovernmentalism and the lack of strong ideas with the power to build a core consensus behind them.
The EU should stay true to basic principles in dealing with Russian revisionism and push back when these principles are violated.
Neither Ukraine nor the West can leave the framework of the Minsk agreement, even if they know that it is not working at all.
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks to experts Almut Moeller, Christoph Bertram, and Wolfgang Ischinger, about the German politician Egon Bahr, who passed away recently, and his legacy.
BBC World Service - 04 September 2015
Adam Baron on whether regional solutions to the crisis can be found.
L’Express - 04 September 2015
Mattia Toaldo is quoted by L'Express on the refugee crisis.
Huffington Post Live - 03 September 2015
Susi Dennison on why there is no unified response.
International Business Times - 03 September 2015
Torreblanca comments the future of Podemos after Tsipras resignation
It is right to be wary of the regime in Belarus, but the EU should nonetheless try to turn this into an opportunity in its favour.
The Greek crisis may have claimed an unexpected new victim: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
Although he holds no political clout, Regev can boast to be the only Israeli talking head whose performances have gone truly viral
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks to Francois Godement, ECFR’s director of the Asia & China Programme, about China’s recent decision to devalue its currency and the recent 70th anniversary of VJ Day.
Grudging acceptance of the Iran deal from the GCC has damaged Israel's ability to oppose it
How should Europe interpret the rapid devaluation of the renminbi?
How the EU can move on from a deal to support a peaceful post-revolution politics in Libya
ECFR's Wider Europe team recommend eight books for you to delve into this summer.
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks to political scientist and author, Ian Bremmer, about his new book 'Superpower: Three Choices for America's Role in the World', and to diplomat and author, Jonas Parello-Plesner about his new book 'China’s Strong Arm – Protecting Citizens and Assets Aroad'.
Seven years ago, in the night of 7th to the 8th August 2008, skirmishes along the lines of separation in Georgia escalated to full war.
Why the EU's disengaged enlargement approach has stalled forward momentum in the Western Balkans.
Connecting the energy islands in south-east Europe will help build a region that can act as a strategic partner for the EU in the broader energy-security nexus