Publications

Cover: A hundred think tanks bloom in China

A hundred think tanks bloom in China

by Jérôme Doyon, François Godement, Angela Stanzel, Abigaël Vasselier - 25th August, 2016

China is enjoying a "think tank Spring" but its policy institutes suffer from a lack of independence due to their reliance on an authoritarian state

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Cover: Leading from the centre: Germany’s role in Europe

Leading from the centre: Germany’s role in Europe

by Josef Janning, Almut Möller - 13th July, 2016

Berlin does not want to dominate Europe, but to exercise leadership via EU institutions - something that will be essential in a post-Brexit world.

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Cover: The war next door: Syria and the erosion of stability in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

The war next door: Syria and the erosion of stability in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

by Julien Barnes-Dacey - 04th July, 2016

Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey have so far been resilient to the spillover from Syria’s civil war, but now the region's stability is hanging by a thread.

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Cover: The world according to Europe’s insurgent parties: Putin, migration and people power

The world according to Europe’s insurgent parties: Putin, migration and people power

by Susi Dennison , Dina Pardijs - 27th June, 2016

A political tsunami is on the horizon driven by more referenda - meet the insurgent parties calling for them.

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Cover: Time’s up: China’s coming battle for market economy status

Time’s up: China’s coming battle for market economy status

by Agatha Kratz - 23rd June, 2016

The China analysis draws on Chinese sources to assess how the issue looks from China, teasing out the common ground, and points of disagreement.

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Cover: China’s market economy status and the European interest

China’s market economy status and the European interest

by François Godement - 23rd June, 2016

“China’s market economy status and the European interest” argues that the question of market economy status is a red herring.

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Cover: With friends like these: Turkey, Russia, and the end of an unlikely alliance

With friends like these: Turkey, Russia, and the end of an unlikely alliance

by Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23rd June, 2016

The growing friendship between Russia and Turkey in recent years was a problem for Europe. But their recent bust-up is an even bigger one.

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Cover: Brits abroad: How Brexit could hurt expats

Brits abroad: How Brexit could hurt expats

by Susi Dennison , Dina Pardijs - 20th June, 2016

A British exit from the EU could jeopardise the jobs, homes, and healthcare of the 1.2 million Brits living in Europe, according to new research from ECFR.

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Cover: Into Africa: China’s global security shift

Into Africa: China’s global security shift

by Mathieu Duchâtel, Richard Gowan, Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 14th June, 2016

China is taking on a new military role in Africa, seeking to boost its image as a great power that promotes peace and security worldwide.

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Cover: Absorb and conquer: An EU approach to Russian and Chinese integration in Eurasia

Absorb and conquer: An EU approach to Russian and Chinese integration in Eurasia

by Various authors - 09th June, 2016

Europe shouldn’t be afraid of Russian and Chinese efforts to integrate the Eurasian landmass, but should absorb them into its international order

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