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Scorecard The Europe Question


Hong Kong Central vs. China’s centre

By François Godement - 30 Sep 14

As debate in China's centre is stifled, Hongkongers fear for their future – with good cause. 


The New World Disorder

By José Ignacio Torreblanca - 30 Sep 14

As a marked increase in conflict causes instability across the globe, the West can only watch international order unravel.



The Cameron-Rouhani meeting: what comes next?

By Ellie Geranmayeh - 26 Sep 14

The historic meeting adds to the general mood of Western détente with Iran.


The Russian mirror has broken

By José Ignacio Torreblanca - 25 Sep 14

Putin has diverted Russia's course from modernisation to revisionism in order to shore up the power of a small elite.


US air strikes in Syria and the fight against the Islamic State

By Julien Barnes-Dacey - 23 Sep 14

Both Assad and his rebel opponents hope to leverage the US fight against the Islamic State to help them win the civil war. 


The Buffer Zone illusion

By Piotr Buras - 22 Sep 14

There is no "Austrian solution" for Ukraine


It’s time for a New Deal for Europe

By Edouard Tétreau - 18 Sep 14

The new generation of leaders on Europe’s front line is setting the ground for a fresh start in the European unity project.


Why Scotland looks like the canary in the independence coal mine

By Mark Leonard - 18 Sep 14

Many of the trends seen in the Scottish referendum campaign have more to do with politics of the future than of the past.


“Containment” and economic interdependence

By Hans Kundnani - 15 Sep 14

Can a new "containment" of Russia work in an age of economic interdependence?


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Reporting the EU: News, Media and the European Institutions - 14 Oct 14

In recent years, media coverage of the European Union has faced its most serious test. What is the impact of a style of reporting geared largely towards the relations between the EU and

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In the Press

Hong Kong : la tension monte entre les pro-démocrates et les forces de l'ordre
29 Sep 14

François Godement analyses the rebellion of pro-democrats in Hong Kong.

29 Sep 14

Nicu Popescu on the future of Donbas region.

El Pais
27 Sep 14

Julien Barnes-Dacey on how Islamic State is more than just an insurgency.

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