Power words: Europe’s stake in the Macedonian name dispute (Commentary)
By actively supporting Macedonia and Greece to settle their name conflict, the EU could energise other countries of the Western Balkans to engage in democratic reforms, while also strengthening their economic outlook – and counter an assertive Russia.
Ideology first: Italy’s troubled approach to migration (Commentary)
Stefano M. Torelli - 11 June 2018
Far from leading to substantive reforms, Rome’s new line on immigration risks deepening the rift in the EU.
UN peacekeeping in Donbas? The stakes of the Russia-Ukraine conflict (Commentary)
Andreas Umland - 08 June 2018
A transitional UN peacekeeping mission in, and international civilian administration of, Donbas would have two major benefits.
Pedantry in motion: European intervention hits the language barrier (Commentary)
Ulrike Esther Franke - 07 June 2018
German politicians struggle to endorse Emmanuel Macron’s proposal for a “European Intervention Initiative” not least because the term intervention sounds misleading in German.
Merkel and Macron: edging towards change? (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 07 June 2018
Angela Merkel finally responds to Emmanuel Macron’s Europe reform plans – but through the pages of a newspaper, and in only the most guarded of terms.
After the JCPOA, the world needs Germany. But where is it? (Commentary)
Jonathan Hackenbroich - 30 May 2018
Germany could put some heft into defending the liberal international order. Yet it still declines to do so.
Birds of different feathers: why the North Korea and Iran problems require distinct solutions (Commentary)
François Godement - 25 May 2018
Europe’s most useful role is to push for steady American policies. It is also to convince Iran that a compromise on missiles is in its own interest.
by Kadri Liik - 21st May, 2018
The path to winning the normative war will not go so much through countering Russia as through improving Europe’s resilience and reinvigorating its model
by Alida Vracic - 09th May, 2018
The EU should do more to promote circular migration as part of their ongoing pursuit of European integration.
by Richard Gowan - 08th May, 2018
Brexit has the potential to upset European coordination on development and human rights across the UN system.
by Mathieu Duchâtel and Alexandre Sheldon Duplaix - 23rd April, 2018
China’s Maritime Silk Road project is affecting Europe in vital areas of interest like maritime trade, shipbuilding, and the global reach of the Chinese navy.
by Ulrike Esther Franke - 17th April, 2018
Polls and interviews conducted for the paper indicate that German millennials are surprisingly conservative and liable to status quo bias.
by François Godement, Moritz Rudolf, Marc Julienne,
Marie-Hélène Schwoob & Kata Isenring-Szabó - 12th April, 2018
China has already brought the world “Socialism with Chinese characteristics”. Will its next goal be a “United Nations with Chinese characteristics”?
by Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 10th April, 2018
France sees the MENA region as a state for foreign policy and great power politics and an opportunity to shape global politics and punch above its weight.
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International Relations in the Digital Age: Drones and automated warfare: threat to global security?
London - 21 May 18
A new series of seminars on the effect of the Digital Revolution on International Relations
« The Great Power Game at the UN in the age of Trump, Xi, Putin and Brexit »
Paris - 03 May 18
Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à un Black Coffee Morning (BCM) avec Richard Gowan, senior policy fellow à l’ECFR et Janaïna Herrera, du Centre d'analyse, de prévision et de stratégie (CAPS).
L’Europe qui protège en 2018 : qui, quoi et comment ?
Paris - 29 Mar 18
Conférence publique avec Clément Beaune, François Godement et Mark Leonard.
Strategic autonomy for the EU? How Europe can better care for its security
Warsaw - 15 Mar 18
What is the meaning of Euroepan strategic autonomy and can PESCO help achieve it?
Mark Leonard speaks with Professor Kishore Mahbubani about the talks between the US president and North Korea’s leader, its outcome and implications for the US’s future role in Asia.
Has the West lost it? A Provocation by Kishore Mahbuhbani www.penguin.co.uk/books/306226/has…he-west-lost-it/
Mark Leonard speaks with Ulrike Franke, Angela Stanzel and André Loesekrug-Pietri, about the international race to develop artificial intelligence. The podcast was recorded on 4 June 2018.
Mao - The unknown story by Jon Halliday
The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking the public and private sector by Marianna Mazzucato
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Mindful Tech by David M. Levy
Liquid Surveillnace - A Conversation by Zymnunt Bauman
Kanzlerin Merkel in Gespraech in FAZ am Sonntag
The postwar liberal order has weakened whilst liberal democracy appears fragile and polarised. Mark Leonard speaks with Professor John Ikenberry from Princeton University about the decline of faith in democracy and whether Europe can save the world order.
Richard Cobden, The Apostle Of Free Trade: His Political Career And Public Services
Can Europe save the world order? by Anthony Dworkin and Mark Leonard
Mark Leonard talks to the all star cast of Nick Whitney, Ulrike Franke and Jeremy Shapiro on the topic of European strategic culture.
Mark Leonard speaks with Iran expert Ellie Geranmayeh about what might happen after Donald Trump has decided to withdraw US support from the deal. The podcast was recorded on 10 May 2018.
After Trump’s Iran decision: Time for Europe to step up by Ellie Geranmayeh