Articles on EU instruments

If Europe were a country (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 04 September 2015

The Government would have convened Parliament to request extraordinary funds and approve emergency measures.

How Europe can deal with the asylum crisis (Commentary)

Anna Terrón - 04 September 2015

Refugee reception and protection needs a system of common governance. 

The World in 30 minutes: refugee crisis podcast (Commentary)

Susi Dennison & Josef Janning & Mark Leonard & Dick Oosting - 03 September 2015

ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to ECFR's CEO Dick Oosting, experts Susi Dennison and Josef Janning, about how the different EU countries deal with the crisis, Germany's role and how other countries might respond.

Europe’s jigsaw response to the refugee crisis (Commentary)

François Godement - 02 September 2015

It is clear that there will be no good solution to the refugee crisis, only partial responses.

Moving on from panic mode: was last week a turning point in the migration challenge? (Commentary)

Susi Dennison - 01 September 2015

German FM Steinmeier and Economics Minister Gabriel call for solidarity, humanity, fair distribution and support.

A mismanaged bailout is worse than a Grexit (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien - 02 July 2015

With Greece on the brink and accusations and counter-accusations making the round, one could do worse than look to Argentina to see how a recovery could work.

War and peace in Berlin’s minds: threat inflation and denial in Germany (Commentary)

Gustav Gressel - 17 June 2015

Why do Germans so strongly oppose military intervention in defence of NATO?

Migration and the Mediterranean (Commentary)

Anna Terrón Cusí - 13 May 2015

The EU's latest moves on migration still do not make clear that it is ready for the fundamental decisions that are necessary.

(Limited) freedom of movement (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 08 April 2015

The EU must not confuse the subjects of counter-terrorism and migration.