Articles on European Strategy

Germany then and now (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 11 November 2014

Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany needs to think about its way of exercising power within the EU – and what it hopes to achieve.

China and Germany talk security (Commentary)

Hans Kundnani & Angela Stanzel - 09 October 2014

The expansion of the dialogue between Germany and China to include foreign and security policy could have a huge, and potentially problematic, effect for the European Union. 

How the US treats its allies: the European banking system under threat (Commentary)

François Godement - 10 June 2014

The BNP Paribas case shows that the United States is happy to risk plunging the European banking system into chaos. Europe should take note.

Ten trends for 2013 (Commentary)

ECFR - 31 December 2012

2012 saw continuing crisis in the eurozone, growing Euroscepticism and populism in some corners of Europe, faltering transitions in Egypt and elsewhere, more violence in Syria, a new leadership in China, and both Putin II and Obama II. So what will 2013 hold?