Articles on ECFR Council

This treaty is a mess, but it will free Europe to do more important things (Commentary)

Timothy Garton Ash - 13 December 2007

In itself, the treaty will do nothing to convince Europe's citizens, or the rest of the world, of what the EU is good for. But it will help the EU to do things that may convince them.

On Iran, the wind goes out of the balloon (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 04 December 2007

The wind seems have gone out of the Bush administration's Iran balloon. But air has been seeping out since the IAEA report in mid-November.

Steps toward an EU-NATO link (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 27 November 2007

The EU and NATO have a new opportunity to collaborate in ways that would help both organizations deal with fragile and failing states. But it will require practical steps to overcome ideological opposition to greater cooperation.

German Foreign Minister addresses ECFR launch (Commentary)

Berlin Launch event - 09 November 2007

In his keynote address to ECFR's Berlin launch conference, Frank-Walter Steinmeier called for a stronger and more united European Union foreign policy.

Facing disaster in Iran, Europe must finally make the hard choices (Commentary)

Timothy Garton Ash - 01 November 2007

The EU waffles while Washington and Tehran move towards war. Yet Europe has a big stick if it is willing to use it

Berlin: wer wir sind und was wir machen (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 01 October 2007

Auf Deutsch k?nnte man sagen: die ?Europ?ische Gesellschaft f?r Ausw?rtige Beziehungen?.

Uncle EU Needs You (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 01 October 2007

Europe should set up a reserve corps of 5 000 trained and equipped civilian specialists ready to be deployed to help in fragile, failing and post-conflict states.