European Strategy: Publications

Policy Brief

Border games: Has Spain found an answer to the populist challenge on migration?

by Shoshana Fine & José Ignacio Torreblanca - 03rd September, 2019

Spain, and Europe, need a new story about migration – it remains to be seen how the country will put this into practice.

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Independence play: Europe’s pursuit of strategic autonomy

by Ulrike Esther Franke & Tara Varma - 18th July, 2019

To fulfil its true potential, the EU needs to end its strategic cacophony and focus on capability building

Policy Brief

Harnessing artificial intelligence

by Ulrike Franke - 25th June, 2019

If Europe does not address these difficult questions soon it will find itself surrounded by more powerful rivals deploying AI against it

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Policy Brief

No middle ground: Moving on from the crypto wars

by Stefan Soesanto - 05th July, 2018

The ‘second crypto war’ is in full swing; European governments need to stop trying to defeat encryption and get more sophisticated themselves instead.

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Policy Brief

Can Europe save the world order?

by Anthony Dworkin & Mark Leonard - 24th May, 2018

The rules-based international order is under threat. The EU should place its defence at the centre of its global strategy.

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Policy Brief

The Way Back: Brain Drain and Prosperity in the Western Balkans

by Alida Vracic - 09th May, 2018

The EU should do more to promote circular migration as part of their ongoing pursuit of European integration.

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Policy Brief

Separation anxiety: European influence at the UN after Brexit

by Richard Gowan - 08th May, 2018

Brexit has the potential to upset European coordination on development and human rights across the UN system.

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Policy Brief

The Young and the Restful: Why young Germans have no vision for Europe

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.

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Policy Brief

Alone in the desert? How France can lead Europe in the Middle East

by Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 10th April, 2018

France sees the MENA region as a state for foreign policy and great power politics and an opportunity to shape global politics and punch above its weight.

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