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CER's Ian Bond, director of foreign policy, discusses why Tony Blair is wrong on Russia, Ukraine and Syria (from 14.40).
Simon Tilford, deputy director of the CER said, "The only way to be optimistic about eurozone debt would be to see a period of strong growth and a pickup in inflation. There’s no prospect of that at the moment."
CER's Ian Bond, director of foreign policy, comments on the shooting in Ukraine and the Geneva deal (see 1.36.53).
CER's Ian Bond, director of foreign policy, talks to Rosemary Church about the Ukraine crisis (see 00:05).
CER's Ian Bond, director of foreign policy, talks to John Stapleton and Ranvir Singh about Ukraine and the EU Sanctions on Russia (see 13:45).
Two decades of EU efforts to make Russia more European have failed. Europe needs a new, long-term strategy to defend its values and interests.
Charles Grant discusses the challenges facing the EU in 2014, such as the European elections, Britain's slide towards the exit and the continuing travails of the eurozone.
Eurosceptics think Britain can leave the EU and still have access to its markets. But to do so, Britain will have to sign up to EU rules.
A new, pragmatic approach to the southern neighbourhood is needed if the EU wants to address the political, economic, social and security challenges following the Arab Spring.
Lord Ashcroft’s polling shows that pro-Europeans can win an in/out referendum. But what are the best arguments to use in such a campaign?
Europe should improve energy efficiency, develop all alternative gas sources, and expand renewable, CCS and nuclear energy. The foreign policy advantages would justify the cost.
The annexation of Crimea has made Belarus nervous. It plans to join Russia's Eurasian Economic Union - but also hopes for closer ties to the EU.
In annexing Crimea, Putin has violated a taboo. The West should respond by deterring further adventurism, reinforcing regional security and encouraging change in Russia.