The German Council presidency should work within a coalition of the willing to find a solution on migration.
The French and Polish governments are at loggerheads over questions of values and foreign policy. But each side can take steps to renew relations.
It would be premature to conclude that the frugal four are, or will remain, happy about the EU’s budgetary deal
It is in the British prime minister’s interests to carry on a ‘war with Brussels’, no matter how tired EU leaders already are of the issue
Brexit has denied Denmark a regular ally in EU negotiations. Copenhagen can find new friends – but it should start the hard yards now.
Recent signs that Finland has joined the “frugal four” are overstated, but one member of the group may well be its closest coalition partner.
Member states that dug their heels in during the EU recovery negotiations should now form a new climate coalition to achieve more than the July deal
Poland was once the leading voice of the EU’s east. But smaller countries such as Lithuania have overtaken it in responding to the situation in Belarus.
In this week’s episode, Mark Leonard presents the new and third edition of ECFR´s Coalition explorer, which also included special questions regarding the impact of…
It is ill-advised for Germany to be complacent on common European defence – especially at a moment when the country holds the presidency of the Council of the EU