Publications

Policy Brief

China’s great game in the Middle East

by Camille Lons (project editor), Jonathan Fulton, Degang Sun, Naser Al-Tamimi - 21st October, 2019

Europeans should monitor China’s influence on regional stability and political dynamics, especially in relation to surveillance technology and arms sales

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Policy Brief

All at sea: Europe’s crisis of solidarity on migration

by Shoshana Fine - 14th October, 2019

The European Union’s approach to migration has created a crisis of solidarity.

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Policy Brief

False moves: Migration and development aid

by Shoshana Fine & Susi Dennison & Richard Gowan - 08th October, 2019

Europe should not confuse development aid’s role in reducing forced migration with that of reducing migration more broadly

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Policy Brief

The instinctive multilateralist: Portugal and the politics of cooperation

by Susi Dennison and Lívia Franco - 02nd October, 2019

The Portuguese hope that the EU can help them tackle the challenges of globalisation: from climate change to cooperation on the impact of freedom of movement

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Web Special

Differentiation Tracker

by Hugh Lovatt - 01st October, 2019

ECFR’s Differentiation Tracker provides a snapshot of third state relations with Israel – and the extent to which these contain a clearly defined territorial definition that explicitly excludes Israeli settlements constructed on occupied territory in line with UNSCR 2334.

Policy Brief

Give the people what they want: Popular demand for a strong European foreign policy

by Susi Dennison - 10th September, 2019

European voters want to see the European Union come of age as a geopolitical actor and chart its own course

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Policy Brief

Three crises and an opportunity: Europe’s stake in multilateralism

by Richard Gowan & Anthony Dworkin - 05th September, 2019

Despite the existing crises to the multilateral system, the EU possesses a set of specific strengths needed to actually save the system.

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Policy Brief

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

by Shoshana Fine & José Ignacio Torreblanca - 03rd September, 2019

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

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Policy Brief

Guarding the guardians: Ukraine’s security and judicial reforms under Zelensky

by Gustav Gressel - 29th August, 2019

The EU, US, and NATO must ensure that these services remain high in the minds of the Zelensky administration and of Rada members

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