Beware the new Beijing-Berlin bond (Commentary)
Europe’s relationship with Beijing will largely be determined by the emerging “special relationship” between China and Germany. However, the rest of Europe must find ways to help Germany be a good European in its relationship with China – or risk being cut out of the loop.
Hollande has reinvented politics in Europe (Commentary)
Thomas Klau - 08 May 2012
The implosion of Greece's party political landscape and the victory of François Hollande in France transformed the political debate in Europe. Moreover, both events act as a catalyst for a political reinvention of the eurozone and an emergence of a transnational political space.
Making the case for a 'federation lite' (Commentary)
Marco de Andreis - 03 May 2012
The European financial crisis has refocused the debate on the nature of Europe’s political union. Emma Bonino and Marco de Andreis make the case that a ‘lite’ version of federation may provide a viable and practical solution to the euro crisis.
Reinventing Europe: Explaining the Fiscal Compact (Commentary)
Sebastian Dullien - 01 May 2012
How does the Fiscal Compact shape fiscal policy and austerity in the euro area and what can be done to make austerity in Europe less brutal? The development of a meaningful 'Growth Compact' may provide the best way forward.
Time to say basta to the nonsense of austerity (Commentary)
José Ignacio Torreblanca - 01 May 2012
Citizens across Europe are being asked to replace politics and economics with a sheer act of faith in austerity. But it's clear that they are starting to feel the need to stop this nonsense, and European leaders need to take this seriously.
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.
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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?
Turkey’s relations with the West: Abandonment, transactionalism or engagement?
How can the West navigate current tensions with Turkey?
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
Mark Leonard speaks with Jeremy Shapiro and Manuel Lafont Rapnouil about Macron and Merkel's meetings with the US president, and how the European leaders engaged with him.
Aux quatre vents du monde - Petit guide de navigation sur l'océan de la mondialisation by Mireille Delmas-Marty
The Italian Teacher by Tom Rachmann
Flattering Donald Trump reaps scant reward for Macron and Merkel by Jeremy Shapiro
How Europe Can Save the Iran Nuclear Deal by Mark Leonard
1968: Power to the Imagination by Daniel Cohn-Bendit and Claus Leggewie
Mark Leonard speaks with ECFR experts Asli Aydintasbas, Kadri Liik, Julien Barnes-Dacey, and Manuel Lafont Rapnouil about how the international community might respond.
Ambassador Morgenthau’s Story by Henry Morgenthau
Joseph Conrad: A Biography by Jeffrey Meyers
Brother’s Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
La mondialisation des pauvres by Armelle Choplin and Olivier Pliez
Alone in the desert? How France can lead Europe in the Middle East by Manuel Lafont Rapnouil
Jonathan Hackenbroich covers for Mark Leonard and speaks with Professor John Naughton about Facebook’s data leak and its monetisation of data.