Promoting democracy abroad - the EU’s record

Anthony Dworkin - 15 December, 2008

In a joint research project with FRIDE, ECFR looks at the EU?s record in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Ukraine, Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco.

Re-wiring the US-EU relationship

Ulrike Guérot, Daniel Korski, Mark Leonard - 8 December, 2008

With the pivotal change of leadership in Washington, the US and the EU may have an ideal moment to strengthen the US-EU institutional bond.

Is the EU a global force for human rights?

Richard Gowan - 17 September, 2008

The EU's leverage to promote human rights through the UN has dramatically declined over the last decade, our exclusive report

Can the EU win the peace in Georgia?

Mark Leonard, Nicu Popescu, Andrew Wilson - 25 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

Nick Witney - 29 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

Andrew Wilson - 28 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

Daniel Korski - 8 February, 2008

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

Afghanistan: Europe’s Forgotten War

Daniel Korski - 17 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?

Paweł Świeboda - 20 December, 2007

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

A Power Audit of EU-Russia relations

Mark Leonard, Nicu Popescu - 7 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.