ECFR in the Media

El Pais poll

25th October, 2007
"Naturalmente, los pa?ses europeos tambi?n tienen un peso militar relevante, pero la opini?n p?blica no asocia tanto la UE con ese peso y aprecia su poder blando", dice Leonard.


25th October, 2007
In the poll, released by new think tank the European Council on Foreign Relations, more than one third of the respondents (35 percent) said they see an increased EU power as a central element needed to develop a better world.


24th October, 2007
Iran is the country most people around the world would like see having less power, followed closely by the US, a new opinion poll showed.

sydney morning herald 20 october

19th October, 2007
"In three global crises - Burma, Darfur in Sudan and North Korea - China is widely seen as having more influence on the rogue governments than does the US," said Thomas Klau, head of the Paris office

BBC Mundo

17th October, 2007
Am?rica Latina, no obstante, no parece estar incluida en esa visi?n inical, como explic? a BBC Mundo Jose Ignacio Torreblanca, director de la oficina del ECFR en Madrid.

Patten on Turkey Guardian 17 october 2007

17th October, 2007
"As EU leaders prepare for the annual debate over how much reform Turkey has done and how much it should do, they should do all they can to renew Turkey's trust in the EU," writes Chris Patten, one of ECFR's founding members.

Drafting a Global Player

17th October, 2007
"The most compelling reason for supporting the Reform Treaty is the fact that it could help the EU become a more effective power in the world." writes Mark Leonard in an opinion piece

A European third way on Iran?

15th October, 2007
"To make UN action more credible and US military action less likely, the EU will need to act as one and make sure it has exhausted all peaceful alternatives in its approach to Iran", says Daniel Korski, a senior fellow at the European Council of Foreign Relations.

spiegel online news article oct 11 2007

12th October, 2007
"The first step for Europe, according to Mark Leonard, will be to pass the new EU Reform Treaty [...] which aims at streamlining institutional arrangements in Brussels." News article

FT blog gideon rachman 11 oct 2007

11th October, 2007
"The conversation centred around issues such as can Europe really speak with one voice; what should we do about Iran; should Europe aspire to be a counter-weight to the US? Blog entry by Gideon Rachman