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German Foreign Minister addresses official launch event

In front of a 600-person audience, leading ECFR council members conducted a lively discussion on the future of a common EU foreign policy. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave a keynote address.

German Foreign Minister addresses ECFR launch

In his keynote address to ECFR’s Berlin launch conference, Frank-Walter Steinmeier called for a stronger and more united European Union foreign policy

A ?Power Audit? of EU 27-Russia relations

Despite its economic strength and military might, the EU has begun to behave as if it were subordinate to an increasingly assertive Russia. Read ECFR's “Power Audit” of EU-Russia relations.

Guardian: Russia as the new Donald Rumsfeld

Russia has emerged as the most divisive issue in the European Union since Donald Rumsfeld split the European club into ?new’ and ?old’ member states. Read an opinion piece published through Project Syndicate.

Rebuilding a house divided

The EU is more divided on foreign policy now than during the Iraq War. But a house divided against itself cannot stand.

US and Iran: It’s good to talk

The U.S and Iran are on a collision course. But both countries’ policies are based on misperceptions of each other?s strength.

The rise of ?herbivorous powers??

A global public opinion survey shows that there is growing public support for a more multi-polar world, and 35% of world citizens would like to see the EU’s influence to grow

Much work to do

Ratification and implementation of the new EU treaty is an opportunity to win the argument for Europe’s global role