Articles on European Strategy

Shooting the ringleader: Trump draws a bead on Germany (Commentary)

Nick Witney - 13 February 2017

As the Trump administration amplifies its attacks on the European Union and its collective identity, we would do well to recall the lessons of the 1930s.  

How the EU should respond to Trump's immigration order (Commentary)

ECFR staff and council members - 03 February 2017

An open letter to European leaders

Europe’s Trump-China dilemma (Commentary)

François Godement - 31 January 2017

A multilateral order with China and without America is simply impossible. 

Mrs May goes to Washington (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 27 January 2017

Trump will see May’s visit as a demonstration of weakness

Transatlantic survey: Europeans and Americans fearful of “Trump factor” (Commentary)

Wiebke Ewering - 19 January 2017

What are the expectations and concerns of Americans and Europeans regarding President Trump?

A Trump-Putin summit? Bring it on. (Commentary)

Mark Galeotti - 17 January 2017

The long-distance bromance may founder when its principals actually get to meet. 

5 graphs that explain EU foreign policy making in 2017 (Commentary)

Dina Pardijs - 22 December 2016

There remains a core agreement on certain key values but the EU is deeply divided on immigration, on Russia, and perhaps soon on the United States. 

Donald Trump, "One China" and the global order (Commentary)

François Godement - 13 December 2016

The return on the US table of the Taiwan issue gives us an inkling of what Trump's foreign policy priorities might be.

Will Donald Trump destroy the Iran deal? (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 26 November 2016

There are not many issues on which Europe, Russia and China all agree, but there is one: ensuring that President-elect Donald J. Trump does not undermine the Iran nuclear deal.