Experts & Staff

Ivan Krastev

Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies

Biography

Ivan Krastev is Chair of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and a Permanent Fellow at the IWM Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna. He is a founding Board Member of ECFR, a Member of the Board of Trustees of the International Crisis Group, and a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. He is also an Associate Editor of Europe’s World and a Member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Democracy and the journal Transit – Europäische Revue. Krastev graduated from Sofia University.

Seven early lessons from the coronavirus

The Covid-19 crisis will dramatically reshape the EU’s response to all other crises it has faced in the last decade

Will Europe Ever Trust America Again?

As Western leaders gather in London this week, you might be able to detect a huge rupture beneath the surface

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Seven early lessons from the coronavirus

The Covid-19 crisis will dramatically reshape the EU’s response to all other crises it has faced in the last decade

Will Europe Ever Trust America Again?

As Western leaders gather in London this week, you might be able to detect a huge rupture beneath the surface

What do Europeans really want?

This month’s EU elections aren’t a fight between nationalists and progressives. They are total chaos.

Transforming the global system

In the new polycentric world, global institutions must be reformed so that regional powers have a say in the system

We need new rules for a multipolar Europe

The Deauville summit involving Sarkozy, Merkel and Medvedev was always likely to be a non-event, beyond the recognition that Europe is now a multipolar continent. Instead we need a new system – an informal trialogue on European security that would keep the EU united, Russia post-imperial and Turkey European.

The spectre of a multipolar Europe

The meeting of Angela Merkel, Dmitri Medvedev and Nicolas Sarkozy at the French seaside resort of Deauville on Monday 18th has the right agenda – European security – but the wrong actors. A trialogue involving the EU, Russia and Turkey would be the best way to rethink security in Europe.

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