In this collection, ECFR's experts respond to Britain's 'out' vote and discuss what Europe should do next.
Theresa May has to satisfy interests in Dublin, Belfast and Brussels on Northern Ireland’s future status if Brexit talks are to progress this year.
If she does not, the Johnson sabotage effort will have succeeded, and the outlook for the negotiations and the country’s future will be grim indeed.
What do we know about Brexit?
By leaving the EU Britain gives up unique ties and influence with its EU partners. They are fast adapting.
The Franco-German axis, the Big Three and the Weimar Triangle, are all well-known constellations of European heavyweights. ECFR’s EU28 Survey allows for dissecting the complex relations within ‘the Big Six’, evaluating these and other bilateral and trilateral inter-group relationships in the face of the Brexit.
The UK election has seen pundits lurch from one misguided certainty to another
The remaining 27 EU members have turned the page after Brexit much faster than the UK itself.
In an already divided society, the uncertainty of Brexit could breed instability.
London waves farewell to Berlin as Germany softens on EU dissent. But the goal remains: the EU’s survival
Europeans see Britain continuing to delude itself about the possibilities for life after Brexit.
Mark Leonard speaks with Tom Nuttall, The Economist's Charlemagne columnist, about Theresa May's Brexit speech.
A logical approach to predicting a Brexit deal.
It is hard to see what ‘red lines’ could be imposed on the government, but the ruling could be an important victory for thought and reflection over rabble rousing on both sides.
There is no escaping the fundamental tension between Britain’s need for economic ties with rising powers and the growing nativist sentiments at home.
It is not the absence of a strategy that is most troubling, but the fact that the government appears to be going into the negotiations with aims that are intellectually incoherent, even delusional.
Mark Leonard speaks with Cristina Manzano and Borja Lasheras about the new Spanish government, and with Conor Quinn about the recent UK High Court ruling that only Parliament has the authority to trigger Article 50.
Europe must narrow the gap between urban and rural areas, otherwise radical populists will continue to flourish in neglected communities.
As much as Berlin would like to prevent negotiations with the UK turning sour, it is hard to envisage any other outcome.
Theresa May seems to be looking for a compromise around freedom of movement in order to retain access to the Single Market.
With every terrorist attack, anti-migration parties will have a larger platform, but they will struggle to change policy.
In the absence of a comprehensive framework for post-Brexit defence cooperation between the UK and EU 27, the forgotten Letter of Intent agreement could provide a useful stop-gap.
Policymakers in Brussels and national capitals must tackle the democratic deficit. Otherwise, questions about the legitimacy of decision-making will continue to undermine the Union.
It is because of the selfish elites that the anti-elites are having such a run.
The British people have spoken.