Articles on Mark Leonard

Why China wants a G3 world (Commentary)

Parag Khanna & Mark Leonard - 12 September 2011

Despite the fashionable talk about BRICS and the G2 of Washington and Beijing, we really now live in a G3 world that combines US military power and consumption, Chinese capital and labour, and European rules and technology.


The EAS and Europe's place in the world (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 26 March 2010

Building the EAS is not simply about backroom Brussels politics and bureaucratic infighting. It is about giving Europe the means to punch its weight in a changing world

The 20 year crisis (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 05 February 2010

Response to the Haiti tragedy; the struggling mission in Afghanistan; the economic crisis. The west is in a '20 year crisis'.

How to deal with a more assertive China? (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 04 February 2010

Western governments need to show they are getting serious. Otherwise we will end up with another Copenhagen.

Europe must rediscover its power (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 01 December 2009

The EU needs to take a good look at its relations and position in the world ? Lady Ashton is well placed to integrate its strengths.

The self-hating Parliament (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 09 June 2009

The next generation of EU technocrats will need to be populists as well.

Big Brother versus YouTube (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 17 July 2008

For China, the Olympics are no longer a sporting event - they are a battle to define how the country is seen by its citizens and the world.

Boycotting the China Olympics (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 16 February 2008

Spielberg was right to step down but governments should look at China's policies within a historical context, and have a strategy for influencing Beijing beyond the summer of 2008.

What does China think? (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 11 February 2008

China is emerging not just as an economic giant, but as a powerhouse of ideas about politics, economics and world order. Its own model of globalisation could re-shape much of the world.

A ?Power Audit? of EU 27-Russia relations (Commentary)

Mark Leonard & Nicu Popescu - 07 November 2007

Despite its economic strength and military might, the EU has begun to behave as if it were subordinate to an increasingly assertive Russia. Read ECFR's "Power Audit" of EU-Russia relations.