Are Voodoo Politics bewitching Spanish voters? (Commentary)
by José Ignacio Torreblanca - 17th November, 2014
The big story these days in Spain is the unexpected – and meteoric – rise in the polls of the leftist Podemos Party.
EU solidarity abandoned on Mediterranean shores (Commentary)
by Susi Dennison - 12th November, 2014
In the face of the deaths of thousands of migrants, the response of EU states has been chaotic and disjointed at best.
Rebooting EU foreign policy (Blog)
by Nicholas Walton - 06th November, 2014
Nick Witney, the co-author of the ECFR's publication, "Rebooting EU Foreign Policy", and Spiros Economides of the LSE, both explain why the European Union sorely needs to face reality and fundamentally rethink how it deals with the rest of the world.
Who will the new European Commission serve? (Explainer)
by José Ignacio Torreblanca - 30th October, 2014
A breakdown of the recent votes by the European Parliament to approve the incoming European Commission, headed by former prime minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker.
by Stefan Meister - 24th April, 2014
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Review 2014: The Role of Germany in European Foreign Policy
berlin - 21 Nov 14
ECFR's contribution to German Ferederal Foreign Office's Review: 2014
¿Qué política exterior alemana en una África del Norte en crisis?
madrid - 24 Oct 14
Desayuno de trabajo sobre la política exterior alemana en el Norte de África: Review 2014
Cena debate sobre la revisión 2014 de la política exterior alemana
madrid - 09 Oct 14
Cena presidida por el Embajador Peter Tempel, con la asistencia de miembros españoles del Consejo de ECFR, representantes del gobierno, partidos políticos, periodistas y expertos.
The Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charles Flanagan, and a panel of experts discuss the current divisive issues of migration and free movement in the EU.Listen online Download
In the second of two podcasts, Spiros Economides of the London School of Economics argues that the EU needs to think strategically about how it interacts with the rest of the worldListen online Download
Nick Witney, co-author of the ECFR publication 'Rebooting EU foreign policy', explains the need for a rethink of how the EU deals with the world beyond its bordersListen online Download
Mark Corner, the author of the new book "The European Union: an introduction", explains why he compares the EU to the peculiar half-zebra/half-horse called a quagga. The full-length interview by Nicholas Walton is available at New Books on European Studies.Listen online Download
José Ignacio Torreblanca, director de ECFR Madrid, y Francisco Fonseca, director de la oficina de la Comisión Europea en Madrid, comentan en Europa Abierta (Radio Exterior) el nombramiento de Tusk como presidente del Consejo Europeo y de Mogherini como Alta Representante para Asuntos Exteriores, y los retos para la Unión en los próximos meses. Segunda parte.Listen online Download
Mark Leonard talks to Jeremy Shapiro and Nicu Popescu about changing transatlantic relations. How serious are the tensions between Germany and the US after the recent spying scandal? And can the EU and the US still co-operate on issues in Ukraine and the Middle East?
A history of Russia - Boris Akunin (in Russian only)Listen online
The sleepwalkers : how Europe went to war in 1914 – Christopher Clark
Hard choices – Hillary Clinton
GRU: Fifty years of history, twenty years of war - Sergey Kozlov (in Russian only)
Thinking in time: the uses of history for decision-makers – Richard E. Neustadt and Ernest R. May
1918 versus 1938: how anniversaries make history – Ivan Krastev
What two things would make the EU a better place? Jo Johnson, Carl Bildt, Tomas Ilves, Emma Bonino and Norbert Röttgen each give their thoughts.Listen online Download
Analysis of two of the crises facing Europe - Ukraine and migration - with President Toomas Ilves, Carl Bildt, Jo Johnson, Emma Bonino and Sylvie Kaufman.Listen online Download
East Europe Elections Surprise as Voters Reject Authority
Bloomberg - 18th November, 2014
Olaf Boehnke is quoted on the Romanian elections
Juncker scandal prompts sniping at European Commission election system
Washington Post - 13th November, 2014
Olaf Boehnke on the Junker scandal
L’Allemagne peine toujours à assumer son poids politique
L’Opinion - 12th November, 2014
François Godement is quoted on the evaluation of Germany's foreign policy for "Review 2014".
The Ambush of History: The Fall of the Berlin Wall
Global Governance - 10th November, 2014
Josef Janning on Germany after reunification
Catalans to Hold Controversial Independence Vote This Weekend
Time - 07th November, 2014
Jose Ignacio Torreblanca on the Spanish government's reaction