Die neue Au?enpolitik der USA

Pr?sident Obama muss die dringenden au?enpolitischen Herausforderungen sofort nach seiner Angelobung angehen

An Answer to the Russian Challenge

What role should post-Soviet Russia actually play globally and in the European order? Joschka Fischer, former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor and co-chair of ECFR, discusses


Jose Ignacio Torreblanca argues that Europe is not dependant on Russian gas, but instead on an unhealthy relationship with Moscow

In defence of democracy promotion

Democracy promotion itself needs promoters – and, with judicious diplomacy, this year’s presidents of the EU could do much to change mindsets and reduce Europe’s ambivalence

Cleaning up Ukraine?s Pipes

How can the EU work with Ukraine to prevent another crisis next January? Andrew Wilson discusses

Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes

Last year’s Congo crisis brought home the EU’s limitations as a global power. Will it accept them or try to overcome them? Richard Gowan discusses.

Europe’s annual gas row

Andrew Wilson offers solutions on the Ukrainian front to prevent a gas crisis next year

Czechs must guide the EU through choppy waters

The purgatory between two Treaties will be a difficult time for the EU. Andrew Duff MEP explains what the Czechs, who have yet to ratify the Lisbon Treaty, face at the start of their EU Presidency.