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Turkey after July 15: The view from Ankara (Commentary)

ECFR - 02 August 2016

Dr. Ibrahim Kalin, Ambassador and Presidential Spokesperson, speaks to ECFR about the July 15 coup attempt and its aftermath. 

Ukraine: The case for 'voor' (Commentary)

Carl Bildt - 05 April 2016

Ahead of the Dutch Ukraine referendum, ECFR co-chair Carl Bildt makes the case for greater integration and cooperation with Europe's eastern neighbour

The campaign to condemn the Brotherhood (Commentary)

Andrew Hammond - 08 April 2014

The decision of the British government to investigate the activities of the Muslim Brotherhood is a significant victory for Saudi Arabia.

Reinventing Europe: the Dutch paradox (Commentary)

- 08 August 2012

As part of the ‘Reinvention of Europe’ project, ECFR is publishing a series of papers on the national debates within EU member states about the crisis and the future direction of Europe. The fifth paper in the series examines the situation in the Netherlands ahead of crucial elections.

 

Repairing the legacy of the AKP’s pan-Islamism (Commentary)

Behlul Ozkan - 16 July 2015

Four years after embarking on its quest to become the hegemon of the Middle East, Turkey has ended up virtually friendless in the region.

European Working Group on Egypt open letter ahead of parliamentary elections (Commentary)

European Working Group on Egypt - 24 September 2015

Announcement of Egyptian elections is necessary, but not sufficient, for the normalisation of Egyptian democracy. 

Is the EU losing the Western Balkans? What local experts think (Commentary)

Francisco de Borja Lasheras & Vessela Tcherneva - 05 August 2015

Why the EU's disengaged enlargement approach has stalled forward momentum in the Western Balkans.

Reinventing Europe: Bulgaria and the anxieties of incomplete membership (Commentary)

- 05 July 2012

As part of the ‘Reinvention of Europe’ project, ECFR is publishing a series of papers on the national debates within EU member states about the crisis and the future direction of Europe. The fourth paper in the series examines the situation in Bulgaria.

 

Reinventing Europe: Desperately hanging on in Greece (Commentary)

- 11 October 2012

As part of the ’Reinventing Europe' project, ECFR is publishing a series of papers on the national debates within EU member states over the crisis and the future direction of Europe. The seventh paper in the series examines the country in the epicentre of the crisis - Greece.

 

Who might win a British referendum on Europe? (Commentary)

- 05 October 2012

As part of the ’Reinventing Europe' project, ECFR is publishing a series of papers on debates about the future of Europe. As a British EU referendum looks increasingly likely, YouGov has conducted fresh research for ECFR into the roots of British attitudes to Europe.

 

The EU and Russia's gas (Commentary)

- 21 November 2008

The solution to the Russian gas challenge lies not in foreign energy policy but in reform of the European gas market itself.

Europe needs a reality check on Russia (Commentary)

Stefan Meister - 17 October 2013

The EU needs to develop a more realistic assessment of Russia. The often knee-jerk reactions to political developments in Moscow and oversimplified readings of Russian foreign policy inhibit a more pragmatic European approach to Russia.

Lessons from Tripoli (Commentary)

Susi Dennison - 16 December 2010

There are two important lessons to be learned from last month's EU-Africa summit. First, Europe needs to reassert its diplomatic clout after a post-Lisbon period of uncertainty. Second, it needs to think more cleverly about how to promote its values in a world where our economic and political models are no longer unquestioningly accepted.

Can China save Afghanistan? (Commentary)

John Fox & Daniel Korski - 29 September 2008

With Afghanistan's reconstruction on the brink, what could the EU and U.S ask Beijing to do?