Publications: Publications


Mapping European leverage in the MENA region

René Wildangel, Tarek Megerisi, Julien Barnes-Dacey, Anthony Dworkin, Ellie Geranmayeh, Hugh Lovatt - 12 December, 2019

Turmoil in the Middle East and north Africa directly affects Europeans. Yet their influence in the region has never been weaker. This project maps Europe’s role across the Middle East and north Africa, making the case that Europeans can do more to leverage their influence…

Policy Brief

Beyond good and evil: Why Europe should bring ISIS foreign fighters home

Anthony Dworkin - 25 October, 2019

EU member states have failed to come up with a coherent policy on how to handle the hundreds of their citizens having travelled to join ISIS in Syria.

Eyes tight shut: European attitudes towards nuclear deterrence

Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, Tara Varma, Nick Witney - 19 December, 2018

Europeans remain unwilling to renew their thinking on nuclear deterrence, despite growing strategic instability. Their stated goal of “strategic autonomy” will remain an empty phrase until they engage seriously on this matter. This intellectual under-investment…

Policy Brief

Halting ambition: EU migration and security policy in the Sahel

Andrew Lebovich - 25 September, 2018

Some European leaders see stabilisation of the region – through curbing migration and counter terror threats – as key to the future of the European project

Policy Brief

Fear and loathing on the New Silk Road: Chinese security in Afghanistan and beyond

Angela Stanzel - 12 July, 2018

China’s priorities are shifting towards the containment of security threats in its region, and Europe should capitalise on this trend.