EU instruments: Publications

Policy Brief

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

Shoshana Fine, José Ignacio Torreblanca - 3 September, 2019

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

L’Europe qui protège: Conceiving the next European Union

Mark Leonard - 30 August, 2017

The EU’s survival depends on protecting its citizens from the forces it has created

Influence by default: Europe’s impact on military security in East Asia

Mathieu Duchâtel & Mark Bromley - 16 May, 2017

In the continued absence of a policy, European commercial actions in the armament sector could have a destabilising impact on Asian security.

Bordering on crisis: Europe, Africa, and a new approach to crisis management

Richard Gowan - 28 April, 2017

Taking early steps to tackle humanitarian crises is a chance to show the EU has not entirely lost a sense of strategic purpose and that it is able to meet moral

Crimintern: How the Kremlin uses Russia’s criminal networks in Europe

Mark Galeotti - 18 April, 2017

European states and institutions have to consider the challenges posed by Russian-based organised crime, and adopt measures to combat it.

The future shape of Europe

Almut Möller, Dina Pardijs - 14 March, 2017

A critical mass of countries agree on the need for more flexible cooperation, but what could it look like?

Europe’s new counter-terror wars

Anthony Dworkin - 21 October, 2016

European counter-terror wars risk failing to prevent attacks while weakening international law.

One hundred years of British solitude: Magical thinking about Brexit and security

Susi Dennison, Mark Leonard, Nick Witney - 16 May, 2016

A British exit from the EU would make it harder to fight crime and terrorism, reduce Britain’s ability to lead and influence its partners, and weaken NATO

Paying the price: The cost of Europe’s refugee crisis

Sebastian Dullien - 28 April, 2016

Europe can more sustainably and cost-efficiently handle refugee arrivals by centralising management at a European level

Policy Brief

Connectivity Wars

Ulrike Esther Franke, Mark Leonard - 20 January, 2016

Why migration, finance and trade are the geo-economic battlegrounds of the future