Articles on Europe and the world

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?

Letter to a besieged Europe (Commentary)

Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 01 December 2016

Francisco de Borja Lasheras gives a wake-up call for Europe to address its most pressing challenges before it is too late.

The view of Europe from Washington (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 26 May 2016

US policymakers understand very well that Europe is the most important region of the world for the United States.

The New Interventionists (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 15 March 2016

As a new order takes shape, the roles countries have played for the last 25 years are likely to be reversed.

What Russia thinks of Europe (Commentary)

Maria Lipman - 02 February 2016

Since 2014-15 "the West" has been overwhelmingly seen in Russia as an enemy seeking to undermine and destroy Russia

Germany’s gambit: Turkey and the refugee crisis (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 28 January 2016

With domestic pressure over migration numbers growing, Angela Merkel is the EU leader most eager to engage with Turkey

G7 summitry – reborn but still the same (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 11 June 2015

Myths and symbolism have accompagnied the fundamental transformation of the gathering.

Transforming the global system (Commentary)

Fyodor Lukyanov and Ivan Krastev - 23 March 2015

In the new polycentric world, global institutions must be reformed so that regional powers have a say in the system.

Pressing Europeans on Defence: A US Power Play (Commentary)

Nick Witney - 12 March 2015

American UN ambassador Samantha Power explains why the EU needs to up its contributions to global UN peacekeeping.

UN Peace Operations and European Security: New Strategic Dynamics (Commentary)

Richard Gowan - 25 February 2015

Europe faces a worsening security situation on many fronts and needs tools – new and old – to stabilize its neighbourhood.