Areas of Expertise: Transatlantic relations; US foreign policy
Jeremy Shapiro is the research director of the European Council on Foreign Relations. His areas of focus include US foreign policy and transatlantic relations.
Shapiro was previously a fellow with the Project on International Order and Strategy and the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings, where he edited the Foreign Policy program's blog Order from Chaos. Prior to Brookings, he was a member of the U.S. State Department’s policy planning staff, where he advised the secretary of state on U.S. policy in North Africa and the Levant. He was also the senior advisor to Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon, providing strategic guidance on a wide variety of U.S.-European foreign policy issues.
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with Ulf Sverdrup, Director of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, about the Norwegian model and whether it could work for the UK, and to Jeremy Shapiro, Research Director at ECFR, about the prospects of a Donald Trump…
Jeremy Shapiro - 3 March, 2016
Justice is not the same as peace. In Syria, we have to choose.
Civilian protection, humanitarian access and freezing the conflict must be priority in Aleppo and Syria to avert escalation to even more dangerous levels.
Jeremy Shapiro - 23 February, 2016
Tensions in the South China Sea are on the rise in the context of competing sovereignty claims and increased militarisation by all claimants, while the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague is examining the case instituted by the Philippines regarding the legality of some…
Jeremy Shapiro - 8 February, 2016
Le terrorisme est devenu une arme sémantique pour cretains gourvernements afin de faire pression sur d'autres gouvernements.
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to Alexandra Saieh, Policy Officer for Oxfam's Syria crisis response in Jordan, Fyodor Lukyanov, Editor-in-Chief of Russia in Global Affairs and Chairman of the Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy, Jeremy Shapiro,…
Le directeur de l'ECFR Mark Leonard discute avec Alexandra Saieh, Policy Officer pour "Oxfam's Syria crisis response in Jordan", Fyodor Lukyanov, éditeur en chef de Russia in "Global Affairs" et Président du "Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense…
The EU needs to learn to think like a geopolitical power.
by Jeremy Shapiro & Dina Pardijs - 21st September, 2017
The election of Donald Trump has changed everything except European attitudes toward American security
by Jeremy Shapiro - 12th October, 2016
Faced with the prospect of a Trump or Clinton presidency, the transatlantic relationship is likely to face difficult challenges whatever the result.
by Various authors - 09th June, 2016
Europe shouldn’t be afraid of Russian and Chinese efforts to integrate the Eurasian landmass, but should absorb them into its international order
15 May, 2020
Emotions are an increasingly important part of contemporary politics. Strategies based on fear, nostalgia or hope are used by political leaders all over Europe to mobilize populations. Sociologist Karolina Wigura explored the role of emotions in times of corona in the latest…
18 February, 2020
The annual Munich Security Conference was themed "Westlessness", defining “a widespread feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the face of increasing uncertainty about the enduring purpose of the West”. Is the West becoming less relevant in global affairs?…
6 January, 2020
With the US-killing of the Iranian military leader, Qassem Soleimani, the Middle East has been yet again sent in the heart to geopolitical uncertainty and frenzy. What does the killing mean for the future of the region, the Iran Nuclear Deal and the US role within it? Was there…
‘Tis the season! ...when Mark Leonard and Jeremy Shapiro review the year gone by and predict 10 foreign policy trends (plus two bonus ones) that will define 2020, the beginning of a new decade. With a score of 6.5/10 they couldn’t sustain last year’s success…
In the fourth episode on the events of 1989 and how they have shaped and may continue to shape our world in the years to come, host Mark Leonard is joined by Jeremy Shapiro. Jeremy Shapiro is research director here at ECFR, and is able to provide an account of the American…
14 October, 2019
Turkey's offensive into northeast Syria is moving at an unprecedented pace with grave consequences. Europe's utter irrelevance in the face of US withdrawal from the Turkish/Syrian border has been thrown in to stark light, particularly as it fails to take…
In the final episode of our special summer series on European strategic sovereignty, regular host Mark Leonard is joined by two of ECFR’s own experts: research director Jeremy Shapiro and Senior Policy Fellow and head of the Paris office Tara Varma. Topic of discussion is…
Mark Leonard was joined by Jean Pisany-Ferry, co-founder of Bruegel, Guntram Wolff, director of Bruegel and Jeremy Shapiro, Research Director at ECFR. This week ECFR published a paper on how Europe can regain the capacity to act. Mark and his guests, inspired by the tenor of…