The draft US Nuclear Posture Review is not as crazy as it sounds (Commentary)
Gustav Gressel - 19 January 2018
The proposal of new, low-yield warheads seeks to convince adversaries that there is no step in the escalation ladder that the US would not be able to answer reciprocally.
The sense of an ending: Contours of the next German government (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 17 January 2018
The days of a towering role for Germany in Europe seem behind us.
From Iran to North Korea, German policymakers are at a loss (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 12 January 2018
Postwar German foreign policy is based on cooperation, rules and trust, not power, interest and threat. But with crises from Iran to North Korea likely to be play out the old-fashioned way, that approach looks naive.
Dancing with the bear: Macron in China (Commentary)
François Godement - 12 January 2018
In different ways, Macron and Xi exemplify the rise of individual authority and personal aura over party politics.
Bulgaria: The unforeseen effects of the Presidency (Commentary)
Vessela Tcherneva - 09 January 2018
Bulgarian politicians and officials will have to challenge the stereotypes about Bulgaria during their six month presidency and learn to strike coalitions in the EU.
Poland’s black Wednesday: Crossing the Rubicon (Commentary)
Piotr Buras - 22 December 2017
This will be a gloomy Christmas for all those who care about liberal and European values in Poland.
Lies, damned lies, and National Security Strategies (Commentary)
Jeremy Shapiro - 21 December 2017
The NSS desribes a standard Republican foreign policy. But this isn’t a standard presidency.
by Ellie Geranmayeh - 25th October, 2017
Europe must salvage the nuclear deal with Iran and step-up robust diplomacy with Teran on regional issues.
by Jeremy Shapiro & Dina Pardijs - 21st September, 2017
The election of Donald Trump has changed everything except European attitudes toward American security
L’Europe qui protège en 2018 : qui, quoi et comment ?
Paris - 24 Jan 18
L'ECFR a le plaisir de vous convier à une conférence le 24 janvier sur le thème de "L'Europe qui protège".
Ideas for a renewed European Union:more protective, less rigid, still cohesive?
Warsaw - 10 Jan 18
Lecture and debate with Mark Leonard, Co-Founder and Director of ECFR.
La politique étrangère de Macron : quel bilan après les 6 premiers mois ?
Paris - 08 Dec 17
L'ECFR a le plaisir de vous convier à un BCM avec Jeremy Shapiro et Manuel Lafont Rapnouil.
What do the Western Balkans think about the EU? And why?
Berlin - 21 Nov 17
Podium discussion about the accession of the Western Balkans to the EU
Between ‘fortress Europe’ and an open door policy…
Has the EU learnt a lesson from the migration crisis?
#HablemosDePolonia: Desayuno de trabajo y Beer&Politics
Madrid - 13 Sep 17
El pasado miércoles 13 de septiembre, la oficina de ECFR en Madrid organizó un desayuno de trabajo y un Beer&Politics sobre Polonia con Piotr Buras, jefe de ECFR en Varsovia.
Energy policy: price of security and security of prices - Lessons from Central Europe
London - 08 Sep 17
How do changing energy circumstances in Central Europe affect energy security in Europe?
Mark Leonard speaks with Heidi Tworek, Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, about the potential damage to content providers that could follow from the US Federal Communication Commission’s decision to discard net neutrality. The podcast was recorded on 18 December 2017.
Everyobody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
ECFR Policy Fellow Ulrike Franke speaks with Mark Leonard, former MP Douglas Alexander, and ECFR’s Senior Policy Fellow Nick Witney, about Britain’s future vision of EU-UK security cooperation after Brexit. The podcast was recorded on 13.12.2017 in Berlin.
The Shardlake Series by C. J. Sampson
Poverty Safari by Darren McGarvey
Lecture on David Cameron’s relationship with the EU by Sir Ivan Rogers
Mark Leonard speaks with Shahin Vallée, former Economic Advisor to the President of the European Council and to Emmanuel Macron when he was French Economy Minister. They discuss what Macron’s plans are for Europe and what it might lead to.
L’Art de perdre by Alice Zeniter
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard discusses the launch of PESCO, the latest collective European defence initiative with ECFR Senior Policy Fellow Nick Witney and Policy Fellow, Ulrike Franke.
The podcast was recorded on 24th November 2017.
George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia
Peter Wilson, The Holy Roman Empire
Nick Witney, Re-energising Europe's Security and Defence Policy
Nick Witney, EU defence efforts miss the open goal again
ECFR, New Security Initiative essay collection
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard discusses the consequences of the German political crisis for Germany and for Europe with ECFR's Berlin office director, Josef Janning, and policy fellow, Ulrike Franke.
The podcast was recorded on 22nd November 2017.
Ivan Krastev, After Europe
Richard Youngs, Europe Reset: New Directions for the EU
H.G. Wells, The War in the Air
Timothy Garton Ash, "It’s the Kultur, Stupid", in NY Review of Books, December 2017
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard discusses the refugee crisis with David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee and former British foreign secretary.
The podcast was recorded on 17th November 2017.
David Miliband, Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of our Time
Edward Luce, The Retreat of Western Liberalism
Lisa Maxwell, The Horse Who Walked Through Time
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard discusses Trump's foreign policy and its global consequences with ECFR's research director, Jeremy Shapiro, ECFR's Russia expert, Kadri Liik and ECFR's China expert, Francois Godement.
The podcast was recorded on 10th November 2017.
Stein Ringen, The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century
Vladimir Sorokin, Day of the Oprichnik
George F. Kennan, Russia Leaves the War
Jeremy Shapiro, "The transatlantic meaning of Donald Trump: a US-EU Power Audit" (2017)
Jeremy Shapiro, "Towards a post-American Europe: A Power Audit of EU-US Relations" (2009)
Da Varsavia a Washington, un maggio ‘68 alla rovescia
17th January, 2018
Piotr Buras on Poland in Europe