René Wildangel - 15 June 2020
Germany is a safe haven for Syrians for now – but a government decision to lift the ban on sending refugees back to Assad’s Syria would have catastrophic consequences.
Claire Busse & Rafael Loss - 10 June 2020
ECFR’s new tracker reveals the breadth and depth of solidarity expressed throughout Europe during the coronavirus crisis – with findings that will surprise critics.
Nicu Popescu - 09 June 2020
The political moment might seem propitious for a new Yalta, but such a system is likely to create more problems than it solves.
Andrew Lebovich - 08 June 2020
Covid placed a pause on the formal renewal of relations between Europe and Africa, but it has also brought new focus to old questions.
Majda Ruge & Nicu Popescu - 04 June 2020
It is time for the EU to direct much more of its financial assistance through channels other than highly corrupt governments that consistently violate European norms and standards.
Anna Diamantopoulou - 03 June 2020
The European Commission’s response to the coronavirus faces at least five fundamental challenges – all of which create significant opportunities for Europe.
Miguel Maduro - 29 May 2020
The German constitutional court has released something of a nuclear device that threatens the whole EU edifice. But a genuine fiscal policy for the EU would keep it standing.
Janka Oertel - 27 May 2020
The business relationship has long dominated Europe-China relations. But the recent developments in Hong Kong show that Beijing’s increasingly aggressive policies should force a rethink.
Mark Leonard - 27 May 2020
After years of pursuing closer bilateral economic ties with China, Europeans have suddenly realised that they have become dangerously dependent on Chinese trade and investment.
Piotr Buras, John Dalhuisen - 25 May 2020
The EU’s institutions and member states must support the CJEU. But words – and more infringement procedures – will not be enough in themselves.
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