European Power: Publications

Policy Brief

Defending Europe’s Economic Sovereignty: new ways to resist economic coercion

Jonathan Hackenbroich; With Janka Oertel, Philipp Sandner, and Pawel Zerka - 20 October, 2020

The EU should move quickly to consider and adopt a suite of tools to protect and enhance European sovereignty in the geo-economic sphere.

Policy Brief

The Brexit parenthesis: Three ways the pandemic is changing UK politics

Mark Leonard - 12 August, 2020

The shock of covid-19 in Britain may end the culture-wars politics set off by the Brexit referendum

Essay Collection

Europe’s digital sovereignty: From rulemaker to superpower in the age of US-China rivalry

Carla Hobbs (ed.) - 30 July, 2020

The EU cannot continue to rely on its regulatory power but must become a tech superpower in its own right. Referees do not win the game.

Policy Brief

The big engine that might: How France and Germany can build a geopolitical Europe

Jana Puglierin, Ulrike Esther Franke - 14 July, 2020

The EU Coalition Explorer survey reveals the importance of Germany and France within the EU, and the impact they can have when they cooperate with each other.

Policy Brief

In sickness and in health: European cooperation during the coronavirus crisis

Pawel Zerka - 8 July, 2020

ECFR research into how EU member states and institutions worked together at the height of covid-19 confirms Germany was the bloc’s undisputed crisis leader

Special

EU Coalition Explorer

Rethink:Europe - 8 July, 2020

Policy Brief

Health sovereignty: How to build a resilient European response to pandemics

Jonathan Hackenbroich, Jeremy Shapiro, and Tara Varma - 29 June, 2020

Europe must improve its early warning systems, supply chain resilience, medical R&D, and cyber security and technology, to act decisively in future emergencies

Policy Brief

Together in trauma: Europeans and the world after covid-19

Susi Dennison, Pawel Zerka - 29 June, 2020

A new survey shows that, after the onset of the covid-19 crisis, there has been a rise in public support for unified EU action to tackle global threats

Policy Brief

Europe’s pandemic politics: How the virus has changed the public’s worldview

Ivan Krastev, Mark Leonard - 24 June, 2020

New research reveals that the crisis has revolutionised citizens’ perceptions of global order – scrambling the distinctions between nationalism and globalism

Special

European Solidarity Tracker

Claire Busse, Rafael Loss, Jana Puglierin, Marlene Riedel, Pawel Zerka, Ulrike Esther Franke - 11 June, 2020

The European Solidarity Tracker collects and displays instances of pan-European solidarity throughout the coronavirus crisis.