Can the EU rebuild failing states? A review of Europe’s civilian capacities.

by Richard Gowan & Daniel Korski - 15th October, 2009

Have broken promises and treating Afghanistan, DR Congo and Iraq left the EU without the capacity to prevent fragile states from failing?


What does Russia think?

by Ivan Krastev & Mark Leonard & Andrew Wilson - 24th September, 2009

ECFR publishes a collection of views from key Russian intellectuals.


The EU and human rights at the UN: 2009 annual review

by Richard Gowan - 10th September, 2009

The EU?s ongoing loss of influence at the UN is putting lives at risk, argues the author of ECFR's latest paper.


China’s response to the G2

by François Godement - 25th June, 2009

Fears in Europe that China works to lock the US into a "G2" embrace so as to dominate the global agenda do not reflect Chinese experts' thinking


European and Russian power in the troubled neighbourhood

by Nicu Popescu & Andrew Wilson - 16th June, 2009

The EU's strategy for influence in the eastern neighbourhood


Cover: Beyond the ‘War on Terror’

Beyond the ‘War on Terror’

by Anthony Dworkin - 27th May, 2009

The EU has an opportunity to influence President Obama's efforts to reform US counterterrorism policy

A Power Audit of EU-China Relations

by John Fox & François Godement - 17th April, 2009

China is exploiting the EU's divisions and treating the 27-state bloc with "diplomatic contempt" on issues ranging from trade to the Dalai Lama.


Shaping Europe’s Afghan Surge

by Daniel Korski - 25th March, 2009

Will the military surge in Afghanistan fail without a civilian surge?


Beyond dependence: How to deal with Russian gas

by - 06th January, 2009

Could building a single European market in natural gas be the most effective strategy for the European Union in countering Russia's divisive energy diplomacy?


Promoting democracy abroad - the EU’s record

by Anthony Dworkin - 15th December, 2008

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