Challenging the myths of energy security (Commentary)

- 11 January 2008

The truth is that the global oil market isn't falling apart. It continues to be globally integrated and highly liquid, and access to it requires no diplomatic or military capacity.

ECFR Berlin office 2008 (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 08 January 2008

A short overview about the themes and some of the projects the Berlin ECFR office will be working on in 2008

Macedonia: a Light unto the Gentiles? (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 08 January 2008

Despite recent problems, Macedonia's record is still "best in class" and its Euro-Atlantic integration should continue posthaste.

Useful links on Afghanistan (Commentary)

Useful links on Afghanistan - 08 January 2008

A series of recommended texts on Afghanistan.

Our Q&A on Afghanistan (Commentary)

Our Q&A on Afghanistan - 26 December 2007

A backgrounder on the problems plaguing Afghanistan's reconstruction, and on why the war-torn country should matter to Europe.

Looking for Afghanistan?s ?Anbar moment? (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 26 December 2007

The U.S and Europe are casting about for Afghanistan's "Anbar moment". But the warring tribes to be united first are the international ones.

Putin's Mini-Me (Commentary)

Andrew Wilson - 20 December 2007

Even after a reciprocal endorsement between Putin and Medvedev, a delicate balancing act will be necessary to manage Putin?s succession in the coming months.

Poland?s latest challenge (Commentary)

Pawel Swieboda - 20 December 2007

The new Polish PM wants to bring Poland back to the heart of Europe and make the country a genuine player in European foreign policy. But the task is enormous.

More wisdom for Europe (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 19 December 2007

Compared to its original formulation, the mandate given to Felipe Gonz?lez to chair an "Independent Reflection Group" amounts to a substantial shift.

'Never again' means Iraq too (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 18 December 2007

The Democratic Party may push for Iraqi troop withdrawals and Europeans may continue ignoring the war, but both should be honest about the consequences of doing so.