China’s growing assertiveness is already driving closer cooperation among democracies. The EU should now incorporate the Quad more directly into its strategic thinking and activity.
The EU urgently needs to incorporate the concept and reality of the ‘protected home market advantage’ into its thinking on China
The covid-19 pandemic has brought forward a new agenda for multilateralism, focused on areas including global health, economic recovery, climate, technology, and trade
Instead of using the UAE to push back against Turkey or vice versa, Europe should develop its own strategy on their rivalry
Most Europeans rejoiced at Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election, but they do not think he can help America make a comeback as the pre-eminent global leader
What are different models for thinking about global order? How do ideas about war shape what statesmen and -women do?
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European governments have yet to learn a key lesson from the war in Ukraine. The alternative reality the Kremlin lives in is becoming increasingly dangerous.
A one-year extension to the current aid arrangements would be no one’s first choice – but would ensure civilians in Idlib continue to receive help
China’s recent personal and economic sanctions have sent a strong message to Europeans, but there are concrete ways for the EU to build up its resilience against economic coercion
A planned ‘coronavirus tax’ on revenues and attacks on foreign-owned media threaten to cut away democracy piece by piece
A populist alliance in the European Parliament may prove unworkable because of the parties’ diverging global outlooks
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The new ECFR study shows Beijing’s method of shaping domestic companies into industrial champions.
Pawel Zerka presents in his op-ed six arguments in support of taking better account of public opinion – notably through polls and surveys – in shaping foreign policy.
Jonathan Hackenbroich comments on the need for the EU to create an effective anti-coercion instrument.
ECFR Council members Vincenzo Amendola and Lia Quartapelle are quoted in an article on how Mario Draghi is making Italy a power player in Europe.
Regional organisations have proliferated in Africa, with many organisations attempting to address similar issues in similar parts of the continent. Europeans should take stock of the situation they have helped create.
As European and US ambivalence towards the Western Balkans persists, the region will be in increasing danger of falling into an endless spiral of competition between various foreign actors
The EU and the US have a decisive role to play in ensuring the electoral process succeeds. In doing so, they can support Palestinian political renewal and improve prospects for a sustainable peace agreement with Israel.
The spokesperson and chief advisor to the Turkish president calls for a new migration agreement that addresses the challenges that have emerged in the last five years