Publications

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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China Analysis

The United Nations of China: A vision of the world order

by François Godement, Moritz Rudolf, Marc Julienne,
Marie-Hélène Schwoob & Kata Isenring-Szabó - 12th April, 2018

China has already brought the world “Socialism with Chinese characteristics”. Will its next goal be a “United Nations with Chinese characteristics”?

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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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Policy Brief

The discreet charm of hypocrisy:  An EU-Turkey Power Audit

by Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23rd March, 2018

The survey reveals the varying motivations of the 28 EU member states for keeping Turkey close -- but not too close.

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Policy Brief

Keeping Europe safe after Brexit

by Findings of a reflection group led by Marta Dassù, Wolfgang Ischinger, Pierre Vimont, and Robert Cooper. Edited by Susi Dennison - 20th March, 2018



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Policy Brief

The arrival of post-Putin Russia

by Ivan Krastev and Gleb Pavlovsky - 01st March, 2018

Following Russia’s March 2018 election, the behaviour of the country’s elites will be defined by the expectation of the president’s departure

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Policy Brief

The southern front line: EU counter-terrorism cooperation with Tunisia and Morocco

by Anthony Dworkin and Fatim-Zohra El Malki - 15th February, 2018

European states should devote more effort to joint work on radicalisation with Morocco and Tunisia

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Web Special

EU Cohesion Monitor

by Josef Janning & Christoph Klavehn - 07th February, 2018

A new study from ECFR shows that, perhaps surprisingly, between 2007 and 2017, cohesion among EU member states has improved, even after years of crises. The EU Cohesion Monitor presents new insights on cohesion as an underestimated source of strength and collective action in the EU.