The bloc should reframe how it speaks of human rights and democracy, while developing closer security and military links with select neighbours
In February High Representative Josep Borrell visited Moscow to discuss key issues of concern and test the waters for building a more „constructive dialogue” between…
Instead of using the UAE to push back against Turkey or vice versa, Europe should develop its own strategy on their rivalry
Many in Europe think Russia is in decline, but basing EU policy on such deterministic thinking is a mistake. The EU should deal with Russia of today, not with that of 2050 or 2070.
What kind of implications do the developments in Belarus have for the wider neighbourhood and Europe?
Germany should rally its allies to imbue the Office of the High Representative with new purpose and authority to fulfil its mission
Following Josep Borrell’s unsuccessful visit to Moscow, Europe is once again facing the question of how to tailor its relations with Russia. How to explain…
This high-level event will discuss ideas and recommendations that ECFR policy fellows Nicu Popescu and Gustav Gressel make in their 2020 policy brief on the security compact, and to extend these ideas to the Western Balkans
France has blocked progress on enlargement in the Western Balkans. In the Biden era, Emmanuel Macron should think again about bringing the region into the EU
European governments should clearly communicate their opposition to a potential Turkish military incursion into Sinjar, which would undermine the government in Baghdad while failing to remove the PKK from the area