Raisi’s election victory will not make Iranian politics any less volatile. Instead, it signals another of the cyclical changes in Iran’s politics that have taken place since 1979.
As countries across the Middle East pause to take stock of recent conflicts, Europeans need to do more to support dialogue
The Geneva summit recalled the power of old-fashioned diplomacy and working patiently away at difficult problems
The EU cannot remain a passive observer on the Western Sahara issue. It should look to the EU3 model as a way to make progress.
The Turkish president no longer commands all before him. The EU should turn its attention to supporting democratic forces in the country.
By reforming the Eastern Partnership, the EU can capitalise on the huge opportunities for economic and social development created by digitalisation
The EU and Turkey have a mutual strategic interest in developing a constructive, cooperative, and sustainable relationship
Biden’s approach to multilateralism is driven by his sense of what American voters and elected representatives in Congress will tolerate
ECFR council members call on Europe to push forward a rights-based policy to break the cycle of conflict in Israel-Palestine
In addition to a Strategic Compass that sets its direction of travel, the EU also needs a ‘GPS’ to help it determine its location and speed