Articles on EU instruments

Why we favour ditching investment protection in TTIP (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 11 February 2015

ISDS measures could sink TTIP and their benefits are insufficient to warrant the risk – so free-traders should advocate dropping them from negotiations.

The “strategic” case for TTIP (Commentary)

Hans Kundnani - 09 February 2015

As opposition to the TTIP increases, supporters increasingly fall back on the “strategic” case for the deal – no matter how flawed the logic is.

EU solidarity abandoned on Mediterranean shores (Commentary)

Susi Dennison - 12 November 2014

In the face of the deaths of thousands of migrants, the response of EU states has been chaotic and disjointed at best. 

Where has good old Britain gone? (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 06 November 2014

While the UK used to be on the forefront of human rights, David Cameron's party is poised to change this dramatically with talks of withdrawing from the European Convention on Human Rights.

International justice and the prevention of atrocities (Commentary)

Anthony Dworkin - 14 November 2013

What place should the international community give to justice and accountability in its response to conflicts involving mass atrocities? A new ECFR project analyses a series of cases where international efforts to end conflict have taken different approaches to justice.