The overconfident new president: Austria’s coalition-building challenges (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 16 August 2018
Austria has few potential coalition partners who share its European policy priorities
Are spheres of influence still in? The EU and external security (Commentary)
Pawel Zerka - 10 August 2018
The security perceptions scorecard highlights the EU's ability and willingness to act as a security provider, depending on the region
Sahel or high water: Mali’s political fatalism (Commentary)
Andrew Lebovich, Gregory Mann - 09 August 2018
Mali's presidential election will determine the country's future path either toward stability or a return to violence
The roots of coalitions: Like-mindedness among EU member states (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 07 August 2018
The EU28 survey explores Europe’s five power couples and potential strong bilateral partnerships
Mimicking membership: London’s need for a new coalition-building strategy (Commentary)
Almut Möller - 01 August 2018
New data show who in the EU is disappointed by the UK, and which common interests are worth fighting for pre-Brexit
No silver ballot: The problems with a Donbas referendum (Commentary)
Carl Bildt - 01 August 2018
The war in Donbas is Europe's worst active conflict - a referendum would not help
The power of the blacklist: The European Parliament’s proposed Magnitsky Act (Commentary)
Clara Portela - 19 July 2018
Sergei Magnitsky's death inspired the US to enact a law blacklisting individuals and seizing their assets. The EU is jumping on the bandwagon.
Londongrad and beyond: UK foreign policy and the fight against corruption (Commentary)
Chris Raggett - 19 July 2018
The UK’s flawed anti-corruption regime has an impact on its global role. A new round of reforms could help strengthen the rule of law at home and abroad.
Consensus and the Franco-German engine: New perceptions of European cooperation (Commentary)
Almut Möller - 18 July 2018
The pressure is on for Paris and Berlin to deliver beyond less controversial issues like common digital, climate, or border and coastguard policies.
by Richard Gowan - 08th May, 2018
Brexit has the potential to upset European coordination on development and human rights across the UN system.
by Ulrike Esther Franke - 17th April, 2018
Polls and interviews conducted for the paper indicate that German millennials are surprisingly conservative and liable to status quo bias.
by Josef Janning - 05th February, 2018
Despite financial and refugee crises, research suggests the European Union is getting stronger, not weaker.
by Piotr Buras - 07th September, 2017
If Poland continues to drift away from the EU it will not only diminish its own influence, but also undermine the EU’s internal cohesion.
by Mark Leonard - 30th August, 2017
The EU’s survival depends on protecting its citizens from the forces it has created
by Gustav Gressel - 14th July, 2017
Anti-Western elements, exploitable by the Kremlin, exist not only on the fringes of European politics, but reach right into the heart of established parties.
The postwar liberal order has weakened whilst liberal democracy appears fragile and polarised. Mark Leonard speaks with Professor John Ikenberry from Princeton University about the decline of faith in democracy and whether Europe can save the world order.
Richard Cobden, The Apostle Of Free Trade: His Political Career And Public Services
Can Europe save the world order? by Anthony Dworkin and Mark Leonard
Mark Leonard speaks with Heidi Tworek, Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, about the potential damage to content providers that could follow from the US Federal Communication Commission’s decision to discard net neutrality. The podcast was recorded on 18 December 2017.
Everyobody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
Mark Leonard speaks with Shahin Vallée, former Economic Advisor to the President of the European Council and to Emmanuel Macron when he was French Economy Minister. They discuss what Macron’s plans are for Europe and what it might lead to.
L’Art de perdre by Alice Zeniter
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard discusses the consequences of the German political crisis for Germany and for Europe with ECFR's Berlin office director, Josef Janning, and policy fellow, Ulrike Franke.
The podcast was recorded on 22nd November 2017.
Ivan Krastev, After Europe
Richard Youngs, Europe Reset: New Directions for the EU
H.G. Wells, The War in the Air
Timothy Garton Ash, "It’s the Kultur, Stupid", in NY Review of Books, December 2017
In this new episode of our summer series, ECFR's director Mark Leonard and Policy Fellow Anthony Dworkin talk with Martin Wolf about the economic origins of the populist surge that is undermining the liberal order.
**Disclaimer: Imperfect audio quality
Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator at the Financial Times.
Martin Wolf, The Shifts and the Shocks: What we’ve learned – and have still to learn – from the financial crisis
Martin Wolf's columns in the Financial Times.
Stephen King, Sleeping Beauties
Wolfgang Streeck, Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism
Walter Scheidel, The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century
ECFR’s Anthony Dworkin is joined by Gary Gibbon, the political editor of Channel 4 News, and Susi Dennison, the head of ECFR's European Power programme, to discuss what the Tories, Britain and the EU want after Brexit.
The podcast was recorded on 6th October 2017.
Yanis Varoufakis, Adults in the Room: My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment
Ivan Krastev, After Europe
Graham Stewart, Burying Caesar : Churchill, Chamberlain And The Battle For The Tory Party
Gary Younge, Another Day in the Death of America
Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro, The Internationalists
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International Relations in the Digital Age: Drones and automated warfare: threat to global security?
London - 21 May 18
A new series of seminars on the effect of the Digital Revolution on International Relations
« The Great Power Game at the UN in the age of Trump, Xi, Putin and Brexit »
Paris - 03 May 18
Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à un Black Coffee Morning (BCM) avec Richard Gowan, senior policy fellow à l’ECFR et Janaïna Herrera, du Centre d'analyse, de prévision et de stratégie (CAPS).
L’Europe qui protège en 2018 : qui, quoi et comment ?
Paris - 29 Mar 18
Conférence publique avec Clément Beaune, François Godement et Mark Leonard.
Strategic autonomy for the EU? How Europe can better care for its security
Warsaw - 15 Mar 18
What is the meaning of Euroepan strategic autonomy and can PESCO help achieve it?