Sweden's second-place ranking in the European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2015 may say more about European weakness than about Swedish success
A recent ECFR Black Coffee Morning event brought together three authors of reports on the possibility of “Brexit”
The Netherlands got things done in 2014, but remained careful to protect their economy and relations with powerful allies
Despite renewed leadership in some areas, Spain failed to engage fully on some of the defining foreign policy issues of 2014
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
ISDS measures could sink TTIP and their benefits are insufficient to warrant the risk – so free-traders should advocate dropping them from negotiations
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.
Kundnani and Giddens will discuss German power and its implications for the future of the European Union