Putin’s expansionist policy in Russia’s neighbourhood is backed up by a poised and professional military
European leaders need to find a way to put President Putin back on the diplomatic defensive and the UN may be the best place for them to act.
ECFR speaks to humanitarian expert and former UNHCR representative Kilian Kleinschmidt about how EU countries can actively help solve the refugee crisis.
Ukraine, economics and diminishing Russian subsidies cast a long shadow over elections in "Europe's last dictatorship".
German commentators see the first signs of a Kanzlerinnendämmerung as approval rates for the chancellor decrease.
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to experts Nikolay Kozhanov, Jeremy Shapiro and Julien Barnes-Dacey about Russia's military actions in Syria.
Harvard Professor Stephen Walt gives insight into the challenges of developing an effective policy on how to deal with ISIS.
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POLITICO - 12 October 2015
The debate on how to deal with refugees in Germany splits the governing party frim Angela Merkel, CDU. In the centre is the issue of identity within this crisis. The question remains if the crisis pushes this aspect to the centre of German public debate. Josef Janning adds that people are afraif to ask who is 'a German'.
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Berliner Morgenpost - 08 October 2015
Josef Janning comments on Russian intervention in Syria.
CNN - 07 October 2015
Anthony Dworkin on the balance between humanity and military necessity
Despite the heroic efforts of many volunteers and aid organisations, German capacities for refugee accommodation are at breaking point.
The challenge of Syria could become an opportunity for Germany to define its position in the terms of a well-understood European interest.
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to Pat McFadden, Luke Akehurst and Kirsty McNeill about the new British Labour leader's vision.
Modi is trying to reach out to the Indian Diaspora by using social media - he has his own app since this summer.
Putin’s offer to assist fight against IS seems too good to be true – that’s because it is
ECFR experts discuss.
It's not easy being a European in the Big Apple ahead of UN General Assembly
Announcement of Egyptian elections is necessary, but not sufficient, for the normalisation of Egyptian democracy.
How China's approach to the environment is changing ahead of vital summit
Europe's polarising debate on Russia risks undermining its stand against authoritarianism.
ECFR experts highlight ten key areas of attention for policy makers dealing with the refugee crisis.