The Brexit threat to Britain's defence industry (Commentary)
Nick Witney - 01 February 2018
ECFR Policy Fellow Ulrike Franke speaks with Mark Leonard, former MP Douglas Alexander, and ECFR’s Senior Policy Fellow Nick Witney, about Britain’s future vision of EU-UK security cooperation after Brexit. The podcast was recorded on 13.12.2017 in Berlin.
The Shardlake Series by C. J. Sampson
Poverty Safari by Darren McGarvey
Lecture on David Cameron’s relationship with the EU by Sir Ivan Rogers
How to avert the looming Brexit crisis (Commentary)
Nick Witney - 14 November 2017
Europe must help May sugar-coat the very bitter pills the Brits are going to have to swallow.
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.
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Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro, The Internationalists
How Britain Lost Its Cool (Commentary)
Mark Leonard - 05 October 2017
In the past 20 years, the UK and Germany have switched positions, with the latter now representing openness while the former has come to embody backward-looking nationalism. But there is no reason to believe that the two countries won't swap places again.
May must withstand Johnson's bonfire of the vanities (Commentary)
Nick Witney - 20 September 2017
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.
Recent dramatic changes in the international and European energy landscape –deteriorating EU-Russia relations, an increasingly ‘energy-dominant’ US, the Qatar crisis, and energy market volatility – once again throw the security of UK and European energy supply into the spotlight. Central Europe has been at the crossroads of many of these crises and learned to adapt its strategies. What lessons can the UK draw from experiences in Central Europe?
Wojciech Jakóbik, Analyst and Editor-in-Chief, BiznesAlert.com
Dr Chi-Kong Chyong, Research Associate and Director of Energy Policy Forum, University of Cambridge
Chaired by: Jeremy Shapiro, Research Director, ECFR
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Expecting the Unexpected?: the UK & the 2019 European elections
London - 21 May 19
With the UK now participating in the European Parliament elections, commentators have touted them as second referendum on Brexit. But what will mobilise voters to turn out, and what should we expect from the outcome? Will an anti-EU block emerge as the new political force, or will younger, pro-Europeans mobilise around an optimistic and progressive vision for Europe? and what does the result mean for the of Europe?
Turkey and the Transatlantic Alliance: Navigating Challenges and Opportunities in the Middle East
London - 25 Apr 19
How can differences between the US, EU, and Turkey be successful navigated in the Middle East?
US Sanctions & Economic Warfare: Impact for Europe
London - 04 Dec 18
Discussing US secondary sanctions
Midterms, sanctions, INF: where do we stand with US-Russia Relations?
London - 09 Nov 18
Developments in US-Russia relations
Book Presentation: “Preventing Palestine”: A Discussion with Seth Anziska
London - 11 Oct 18
With Seth Anziska, University College London
Moderated by Hugh Lovatt, ECFR Policy Fellow
Thursday 11 October, 12.30-13.30 (registration from 12.15)
ECFR, 4th floor, Tennyson House, 159-165 Great Portland St, London W1W 5PA
Yemen after Geneva: What future for peace efforts in Yemen?
London - 10 Oct 18
Wednesday 10 October 2018, 09:00-10:00 (registration from 08.45)
Venue: ECFR, 4th Floor, Tennyson House, 159-165 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5PA
Please register to firstname.lastname@example.org
Widening security ties in the Sahel and North Africa
London - 02 Oct 18
Examining the shifting political and security linkages across the Sahel and North Africa
The new Indo-pacific: America, China, India and the future geopolitics of Asia
London - 07 Sep 18
Discussion on Asia's rapidly changing geopolitical scene
Europe seen from the outside - the British view (Commentary)
Mark Leonard - 04 August 2016
The next phase of European integration must engage with - and provide safeguards against - the dark side of interdependence. Otherwise Brexit will be just the beginning.
Brexit and defence: Time to dust off the 'letter of intent'? (Commentary)
Nick Witney - 14 July 2016
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.
One crisis after another: How the EU can deal with Brexit (Commentary)
Daniel Daianu - 07 July 2016
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.
The British Question(s) - Everything is possible (Commentary)
Andre Wilkens - 07 July 2016
It is because of the selfish elites that the anti-elites are having such a run.
Britain’s sovereignty chestnut (Commentary)
Nick Witney - 03 May 2016
Die-hard sovereigntists may wish to preserve the Englishman’s historic right to bathe in his own sewage, or be treated in A&E by an exhausted doctor - most of us will be glad that EU membership from time to time pushes our own authorities to do the right thing.
Europe or the open sea? Brexit and European security (Commentary)
Erica Moret - 21 April 2016
By voting to leave the EU the UK may lose its voice at a time when the union aims to play a strategically greater role in European defence, security and foreign policy
Brexit's international observers: The good, the bad and the ugly (Commentary)
Mark Leonard - 21 April 2016
Why are the Brexiteers so worried about the American President’s intervention in the referendum campaign?
What would Brexit mean for EU sanctions policy? (Commentary)
Erica Moret - 23 March 2016
Europe’s weapon of choice – economic sanctions – will be considerably weakened should Brexit become reality.