Almost a year on from 2014's Israel-Gaza conflict, the Strip is still far from recovery
France has growing strategic relevance in the Gulf region, but its new proximity is dependent on increasingly unconditional support for Gulf regional policies.
Amid a wave of mounting protests the over-confident and ever-arrogant Armenian government is locked in an escalating and tense standoff with thousands of ever more resolute and empowered youth activists.
European leaders discussing EU migration policy at this week's European Council do not have an easy task, but high-level conversation is good news
Germany’s obsessive debate between a value-based and an interest-based foreign policy has returned
Our experts and eminent guests talk about Europe’s role in the world.
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The Statesman - 01 July 2015
Mark Leonard's quote that sanctions are the "drones of the future" is picked up by Indian daily newspaper, The Statesman.
Prospect Magazine - 30 June 2015
ECFR is awarded the Prospect Magazine 'EU International Affairs Think Tank of the Year Award'.
Politico - 30 June 2015
Ellie Geranmayeh on the big oil and gas firms preparing to seize market opportunities in Iran should sanctions be lifted.
eldiario.es - 30 June 2015
ECFR Berlin Senior Policy Fellow, Josef Janning states that currently there is no mechanism for a break-up of the euro.
Why do Germans so strongly oppose military intervention in defence of NATO?
The capture of the strategic northern border town of Tal Abyad from Islamic State (IS) is the latest in a string of gains by the YPG
The new-born European Energy Union is looking both inwards to better interconnectedness, and outwards to new energy sources.
Myths and symbolism have accompagnied the fundamental transformation of the gathering.
The “third Industrial Revolution” – the digital revolution – is well underway and Europe cannot afford to miss it.
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The Levantine order is in a state of implosion and a new geography of power is emerging.
The crisis in Ukraine is one of the most defining of our time, but too little attention is paid to what is actually happening on the ground.
On TTIP, the EU must choose between ambition and momentum, but make sure it secures a deal it can ratify at home.
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to Gerald Knaus, chairman and founder of the European Stability Initiative, and ECFR's senior policy fellows Andrew Wilson and Anthony Dworkin about the increase and effectiveness of sanctions.
Europe must deal with the short-term emergencies and address long-term solutions.
In 2014, the Russian economy experienced the double shock of falling oil prices and Western sanctions with potentially severe consequences for the Kremlin's economic model.