Can the EU win the peace in Georgia?

by Mark LeonardNicu PopescuAndrew Wilson - 25th August, 2008

This authors analyse the background and developments in the Russia-Georgia conflict and outline recommendations on how to prevent wider political fallout.


Re-energising Europe’s Security and Defence Policy

by Nick Witney - 29th July, 2008

European governments cannot afford to move at the speed of the slowest, argues Nick Witney, and should push for a 'multi-speed' Europe on ESDP


Meeting Medvedev: The Politics of the Putin Succession

by Andrew Wilson - 28th February, 2008

An in-depth analysis of the political context of Dmitry Medvedev's rise, focusing on the behind-the-scenes manipulation by ?political technologists'.


Fact sheet on NATO deployments in Afghanistan

by Daniel Korski - 08th February, 2008

Read our Fact Sheet comparing NATO troop deployment figures in Afghanistan.


Afghanistan: Europe’s Forgotten War

by Daniel Korski - 17th January, 2008

Daniel Korski argues that the international coalition should overhaul their Afghanistan strategy and strike a 'grand bargain' to stabilise the war-torn country.


Poland’s second return to Europe?

by Paweł Świeboda - 20th December, 2007

An in-depth analysis of the new Polish government's foreign policy.


A Power Audit of EU-Russia relations

by Mark LeonardNicu Popescu - 07th November, 2007

Despite its economic strength and military might, the EU has begun to behave as if it were subordinate to an increasingly assertive Russia.


New World Order: The balance of soft power and the rise of herbivorous powers

by Ivan KrastevMark Leonard - 24th October, 2007

A global public opinion survey shows that there is growing public support for a more multi-polar world