Languages: German, English
Areas of Expertise: German and European foreign and security policy; European integration; transatlantic relations; nuclear policy
Rafael Loss is the Coordinator for Pan-European Data Projects of the European Council on Foreign Relations’ Rethink: Europe initiative, which produces the EU Cohesion Monitor and EU Coalition Explorer to explore and visualize European governance and cooperation in novel ways.
Prior to joining ECFR’s Berlin office in March 2020, Loss was a research associate at the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, where he worked on nuclear policy and strategy, new technologies, arms control, and U.S. security and defence policy. His essays and analyses have been published by War on the Rocks, The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, among others.
He was a Fulbright fellow at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where he earned a master’s degree in International Relations. He also holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Bremen in Germany.
Rafael Loss - 11 September, 2020
It is in the British prime minister’s interests to carry on a ‘war with Brussels’, no matter how tired EU leaders already are of the issue.
Rafael Loss - 17 August, 2020
Member states that dug their heels in during the EU recovery negotiations should now form a new climate coalition to achieve more than the July deal.
Rethink:Europe - 8 July, 2020
National impulses led to border closures and export restrictions on medical supplies during the corona crisis. But even in the earliest days of Europe’s exposure to the novel virus, pan-European solidarity was on display.
Il nuovo tracker di ECFR analizza il raggio di azione della solidarietà espressa in tutta Europa durante la crisi del coronavirus - con risultati che sorprenderanno coloro che sono stati più critici della performance dell’UE…
ECFR’s new tracker reveals the breadth and depth of solidarity expressed throughout Europe during the coronavirus crisis – with findings that will surprise critics.