ECFR in the Media


25th October, 2007
La population mondiale souhaite que les Etats-Unis jouent un r?le moins important dans les affaires internationales. L'Union europ?enne, elle, est mieux not?e.

euractiv poll

25th October, 2007
Unlike the US, the EU seems to have a good reputation worldwide and is also "highly appreciated" among its neigbours, including potential future EU members like Macedonia and Albania, the ECFR analysts, Mark Leonard and Ivan Krastev, write.

suddeutsche zeitung

25th October, 2007
"Das Paradox der Macht der EU ist, dass ihre St?rke bis zu einem gewissen Punkt ist, dass sie als schwach wahrgenommen wird", schreibt der ECFR.

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