“Each EU country is torn between the efforts to retain its national identity and dismantle statehood in the process of integration. And no country is willing to compromise its national interests,” says Valentin Fyodorov, assistant director of the Europe Institute at the Russian Academy of Sciences, commenting on ECFR’s Russia report.
The EU is losing ground in its relations with Russia and should unite behind a new strategy to secure its interests with Moscow. A story on Iran’s Press TV.
An article about ECFR’s EU-Russia power audit, including an interview with Mark Leonard
The European Union is losing ground in its relationship with a resurgent Russia and should unite behind a new strategy to secure its interests with Moscow, a study by a new think-tank said on Wednesday
An article analysing the crisis in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition, quoting ECFR’s Ulrike Gu?rot
“Brown has a great opportunity. But he is reluctant to say anything positive about the EU for fear of the reaction at home,” said Mark Leonard of ECFR.
An analysis of world public opinion published this week by ECFR, a new think-tank, uses the term “herbivorous” to describe the kind of emerging powers whose rise is broadly welcomed around the world
La population mondiale souhaite que les Etats-Unis jouent un r?le moins important dans les affaires internationales. L’Union europ?enne, elle, est mieux not?e.
Unlike the US, the EU seems to have a good reputation worldwide and is also “highly appreciated” among its neigbours, including potential future EU members like Macedonia and Albania, the ECFR analysts, Mark Leonard and Ivan Krastev, write
“Das Paradox der Macht der EU ist, dass ihre St?rke bis zu einem gewissen Punkt ist, dass sie als schwach wahrgenommen wird”, schreibt der ECFR