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The sixth ECFR Foreign Policy Scorecard highlights the EU's diminishing ability to influence its neighbours, and the neighbourhood's growing impact on the EU.
China's declining economic leverage offer Europe an opportunity for a coordinated rebalancing of the relationship between China and the EU
Cooperation between France, Germany and Poland is looking more illusory than ever before
With the future of the Dublin system up for grabs, families are still being divided by mistrustful governments
Is China ready to play a bigger role at the United Nations?
In the hands of some governments, terrorism has become a semantic weapon for pressuring others to cooperate in their struggles
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Germany has replaced the USA as a safe harbour for migration. The 'New York Times' calls Merkel a politician of 'immense importance'.
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Forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad are on the advance. With the backing of Vladimir Putin, they're making major inroads into rebel-held territory. The Battle for Aleppo could decide Syria's future.
More refugees, defeat for friendly opposition forces and diminishing hopes for 'safe zones' make Syrian regime's Aleppo advance a nightmare for Ankara.
Journalist and Sinai researcher Mohannad Sabry explains Egyptian president al-Sisi's approach to the war on terror, and its consequences.
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to Alexandra Saieh from Oxfam's Syria crisis response in Jordan, Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs, and ECFR's Jeremy Shapiro and Julien Barnes-Dacey, about the Syria conference in London and the future of Syria.
Russian-sponsored anti-refugee rhetoric in Germany bears the hallmarks of a hybrid intervention
Highlighting non-European perspectives on Europe and its policies
Without a political strategy for Libya, military intervention may do more harm than good
Contradictory approaches are built into the system of Europe’s migration and asylum policies
The Chechen leader’s gaudy proclamations of loyalty mask the way he is forcing the Kremlin’s hand
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to diplomat Robert Cooper and ECFR policy fellows Susi Dennison, Almut Moeller, Kadri Liik, and Fredrik Wesslau, about the results of the Scorecard 2016.
With domestic pressure over migration numbers growing, Angela Merkel is the EU leader most eager to engage with Turkey
Europe’s member states have too much to lose from a maritime conflict in East Asia to maintain their current position as cautious observers
Aslı Aydıntaşbaş, journalist and visiting fellow at ECFR, explains whether the recent migration deal with the EU is workable
Mark Leonard speaks with Gideon Rose, Hina Rabbani Khar, Parag Khanna, and Sebastian Dullien, about how Europe will fare in a geo-economic world.
If Germany wants to avoid further deterioration of its relationship with Poland, it is important to make clear that a discussion of the rule of law in their country is not a German-Polish affair and an illegitimate meddling in Polish affairs, but a legitimate part of a European public debate.