Policy Brief

Harnessing artificial intelligence

Ulrike Franke - 25 June, 2019

If Europe does not address these difficult questions soon it will find itself surrounded by more powerful rivals deploying AI against it

Policy Brief

Redefining Europe’s economic sovereignty

Jean Pisani-Ferry, Mark Leonard, Elina Ribakova, Jeremy Shapiro, and Guntram Wolff - 25 June, 2019

Europeans can take steps now to enhance their economic power, without advocating increased protectionism or a retreat from globalisation.

Policy Brief

Strategic sovereignty: How Europe can regain the capacity to act

Mark Leonard, Jeremy Shapiro - 25 June, 2019

The EU needs to learn to think like a geopolitical power.

Policy Brief

Untapped potential: How new alliances can strengthen the EU

Josef Janning, Almut Möller - 21 June, 2019

Fragmentation in the EU makes it increasingly difficult for member states to build coalitions. The EU Coalition Explorer reveals potential new groupings.

Policy Brief

Saudi First: How hyper-nationalism is transforming Saudi Arabia

Eman Alhussein - 19 June, 2019

Saudi Arabia is embracing a new nationalism that is transforming domestic politics and the country’s foreign policy


How to govern a fragmented EU: What Europeans said at the ballot box

Susi Dennison, Mark Leonard, and Pawel Zerka
With Teresa Coratella, Josef Janning, Andrzej Mendel-Nykorowycz, and José Ignacio Torreblanca - 19 June, 2019

The results of the European election confront EU leaders with a considerable challenge: navigating a new, more fragmented, and polarised political environment

Policy Brief

Defender of the faith? How Ukraine’s Orthodox split threatens Russia

Kadri Liik, Momchil Metodiev, and Nicu Popescu - 30 May, 2019


Mapping armed groups in Mali and the Sahel

Andrew Lebovich - 24 May, 2019

Violence is tearing Mali and the Sahel apart. But who are the armed groups behind the bloodshed? Where are international actors stationed in the region? And what motivates them all?

Policy Brief

What Europeans really feel: The battle for the political system

Susi Dennison, Mark Leonard, Adam Lury - 16 May, 2019

Support for membership of the European Union is currently high, but so too is pessimism about the future of the European project.

Policy Brief

Can Assad win the peace?

Nour Samaha - 15 May, 2019