Experts & Staff: Alumni

Manisha Reuter is the Asia Programme Coordinator. She is working on China/India relations and security in the Indo-Pacific. Upon joining ECFR in August 2020, Reuter worked for the Asia Program of The German Marshall Fund of the United States. Moreover, she has gained professional experience working for the Bosch Foundation’s Fellow Program as well as in the German Research Council (DFG) funded project "A BRICS-Variant of Capitalism? Challenges to the Stability of the Economic Model of Larger Emerging Countries, a Case Study of Brazil and India".

Reuter holds a B.A. in political science and business psychology from the University of Lüneburg, Germany and the Hong Kong Baptist University, China and is currently finishing her studies at the University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany where she will be graduating with an M.A. in International Studies/ Peace and Conflict Studies.


  • 'Never again' means Iraq too

    Daniel Korski - 18 December, 2007

    The Democratic Party may push for Iraqi troop withdrawals and Europeans may continue ignoring the war, but both should be honest about the consequences of doing so.

    This treaty is a mess, but it will free Europe to do more important things

    Timothy Garton Ash - 13 December, 2007

    In itself, the treaty will do nothing to convince Europe's citizens, or the rest of the world, of what the EU is good for. But it will help the EU to do things that may convince them.

    The Comit? des Sages: a wise idea?

    José Ignacio Torreblanca - 12 December, 2007

    European leaders are set to examine Nikolas Sarkozy's proposal to launch a "Comit? des Sages" but the proposal has so far been received with scepticism by most stakeholders.

    Russia's elections and the Putin succession

    11 December, 2007

    Will Russia's political tradition of personalised autocracy allow Putin's survival strategy to succeed? An analysis in Bulgarian

    Curtain time in Kosovo

    Daniel Korski - 11 December, 2007

    After trying to resolve Kosovo's status, diplomats have given up. The U.S and the EU now need to back the compromise proposed by UN Special Envoy Martti Ahtisaari and re-affirm the region's European trajectory.

    Russia?s over-managed democracy

    Andrew Wilson - 4 December, 2007

    Putin?s grand plan may not yet be clear, but most of the likely variants now hinge on how he will use the mandate from Sunday?s election to stage-manage the next vote in March.

    On Iran, the wind goes out of the balloon

    Daniel Korski - 4 December, 2007

    The wind seems have gone out of the Bush administration's Iran balloon. But air has been seeping out since the IAEA report in mid-November.

    Observing Russia's elections

    Nicu Popescu - 2 December, 2007

    Whatever the electoral outcome, Putin wins. But this time, the manner of the Russian strongman?s victory will undermine not only Russian democracy; but the credibility of Europe?s democracy-promotion.

    A month for hard power

    Richard Gowan - 28 November, 2007

    There?s a real risk that, in the weeks between now and Christmas, the EU will face violence in either Kosovo, where 15,000 European troops underwrite security, or Lebanon where 8,000 Europeans have made up the backbone of the UN peace force.

    The EU meets China: united we stand?

    François Godement - 28 November, 2007

    The EU delegation has prepared an unusually full agenda for the annual EU-China Summit. However, there is a real danger they will go home empty-handed, and the Chinese will hijack the event to lecture about Taiwan and the Dalai Lama.

    Steps toward an EU-NATO link

    Daniel Korski - 27 November, 2007

    The EU and NATO have a new opportunity to collaborate in ways that would help both organizations deal with fragile and failing states. But it will require practical steps to overcome ideological opposition to greater cooperation.

    Ukraine: Finally a new Parliament, but no new government

    Andrew Wilson - 26 November, 2007

    The new Ukrainian parliament finally assembled on Friday, 23 November, almost two months after the elections. It then immediately adjourned until Thursday 29 November. An update on Ukraine's complex political developments.