Navigating the Eastern Flank without Germany? (Commentary)
Gustav Gressel - 15 December 2017
German relegation of security and defence to non-core issues leaves European observers puzzling where Germany is heading, and how far it can be relied upon.
The problem with a “shoot-to-kill” policy on foreign fighters (Commentary)
Anthony Dworkin - 13 December 2017
The policy is certainly morally questionable, but is it also unlawful?
Poland’s facelift to win back friends in Europe (Commentary)
Pawel Zerka - 11 December 2017
It will take more than superficial changes to alter the course of Poland’s relationship with Europe.
German public says ‘jein’ to European security (Commentary)
Ulrike Esther Franke - 07 December 2017
A new poll shows that the German public is increasingly concerned with security, but is dismissive of its American security guarantor and unwilling to pay more to help Europe replace it.
Ireland: The final barrier to a December Brexit deal (Commentary)
Andrew Hammond - 06 December 2017
Theresa May has to satisfy interests in Dublin, Belfast and Brussels on Northern Ireland’s future status if Brexit talks are to progress this year.
Jamaica sunset leaves German politics in the dark (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 21 November 2017
The standstill in German governance will likely amplify political fragmentation in the EU.
by Ellie Geranmayeh - 25th October, 2017
Europe must salvage the nuclear deal with Iran and step-up robust diplomacy with Teran on regional issues.
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L’Europe qui protège en 2018 : qui, quoi et comment ?
Paris - 24 Jan 18
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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?
Mark Leonard speaks with Ulrike Franke and Susi Dennison about what the new German coalition means for foreign policy. The podcast was recorded on 8 January 2018.
Mark Leonard speaks with Justin Vogt, Managing Editor of Foreign Affairs, Professor Mary Fulbrook from UCL, and Dr. Fraziska Exeler, Research Associate and Lecturer at FUB, about how nations deal with the evils of history. Recorded on 31 January 2018.
Meines Vaters Land by Wiebke Brun
A model childhood by Christa Wolf
A small town near Auschwitz by Mary Fulbrook
Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation by Nicholas Guyatt
Jean Améry - Revolte in der Resignation: Biographie by Irène Heidelberger-Leonard
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Mark Leonard speaks with Wawrzyniec Smoczyński, editor-in-chief of Polityka INSIGHT, about the reshuffle of the Polish government and its implications. The podcast was recorded on 19 January 2018.
Sapiens – A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
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
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