Blue China: Navigating the Maritime Silk Road to Europe

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.


The Young and the Restful: Why young Germans have no vision for Europe

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.


The United Nations of China: A vision of the world order

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”?


Alone in the desert? How France can lead Europe in the Middle East

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.


The discreet charm of hypocrisy:  An EU-Turkey Power Audit

by Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23rd March, 2018

The survey reveals the varying motivations of the 28 EU member states for keeping Turkey close -- but not too close.


Keeping Europe safe after Brexit

by Findings of a reflection group led by Marta Dassù, Wolfgang Ischinger, Pierre Vimont, and Robert Cooper. Edited by Susi Dennison - 20th March, 2018


The arrival of post-Putin Russia

by Ivan Krastev and Gleb Pavlovsky - 01st March, 2018

Following Russia’s March 2018 election, the behaviour of the country’s elites will be defined by the expectation of the president’s departure


The southern front line: EU counter-terrorism cooperation with Tunisia and Morocco

by Anthony Dworkin and Fatim-Zohra El Malki - 15th February, 2018

European states should devote more effort to joint work on radicalisation with Morocco and Tunisia


Crisis and Cohesion in the European Union: A Ten-Year Review

by Josef Janning - 05th February, 2018

Despite financial and refugee crises, research suggests the European Union is getting stronger, not weaker.