Programme entry

Scorecard 2015: Sweden’s hollow victory?

Sweden's second-place ranking in the European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2015 may say more about European weakness than about Swedish success

France blazes a lonely trail

France did not seem inclined to build coalitions on foreign policy in 2014, preferring to go it alone – which made it less effective as a foreign policy leader

Scorecard 2015: The view from Rome

Governmental upheaval limited Italy’s ability to lead on foreign policy, but it remained engaged in the southern neighbourhood and moved forward the debate on privacy and security.  

Britain is still a leader in European foreign policy

In spite of the rising tide of anti-European rhetoric, the UK’s diplomats are still cooperating with Europe and driving foreign policy initiatives within the EU framework

Scorecard 2015: The view from Berlin

Driven by a new sense of its own responsibility, Germany has stepped up to take the lead in European foreign policy