China & Russia

How the EU can help Kerry with Israeli and Palestinian peace talks

How the EU can help Kerry with Israeli and Palestinian peace talks

Clara Marina O'Donnell
07 August 2013
The US convinced Israelis and Palestinians to sign up to new negotiations. The EU's actions helped, and it can do more.
Putin's Russia: Stability and stagnation

Putin's Russia: Stability and stagnation

02 August 2013
Although Russia's economy is slowing, its politics is very stable. Meanwhile the Edward Snowden affair is damaging Moscow's relationship with Washington.
Hope and trials in Myanmar

Hope and trials in Myanmar

Katinka Barysch
26 July 2013
Myanmar is poised between an awful past and a promising but uncertain future. With international help it can tackle its problems and fulfil its potential.
Edward Snowden's '1984'

Edward Snowden's '1984'

24 July 2013
Europe needs a serious debate on privacy and security, not hypocritical outrage about American spying or opportunistic attempts to block transatlantic trade talks.
Challenges of a multipolar world: The United States, India, and the European Uni

Challenges of a multipolar world: The United States, India, and the European Union in the Asia-Pacific

Rohan Mukherjee, Clara Marina O'Donnell
11 July 2013
The German Marshall Fund of the US
As the United States has grown concerned about escalating tensions in the Asia-Pacific and increased its involvement in the region, it has sought to enlist the help of two of the largest economic and military powers in the world: India and Europe.
The CER Commission on the UK and the Single Market

The CER commission on the UK and the EU single market

12 June 2013
The case for British membership of the EU has always rested primarily on the country's participation in the single market. The CER's commission on the UK and the single market will examine whether participation in the EU helps or hinders Britain's economy. If the referendum on EU membership takes place, the commission's report will provide balanced evidence to help the UK make its decision.
Why the has eurozone's recovery been weaker than the US's?

Why has the eurozone's recovery been weaker than the US's?

Philip Whyte
24 May 2013
The eurozone has experienced a much weaker economic recovery than the US since 2009. The reason is that it has made more glaring policy mistakes.
NATO and the costs of star wars

NATO and the costs of star wars

Clara Marina O'Donnell
01 May 2013
Europeans should convince the US to scale back its missile defences ambitions. American defences do not work. They are also creating unnecessary tensions with Russia.
Out of range, out of mind: Is there a role for Europe in the Korean crisis?

Out of range, out of mind: Is there a role for Europe in the Korean crisis?

12 April 2013
The Korean Peninsula is a long way away, but what happens there affects Europe.  In a modest way, the EU can do some good.
The EU, Russia and China

The EU, Russia and China

15 March 2013
Both Russia and China matter to the UK. Strategically, they are nuclear powers and P-5 countries, with diplomatic interests in many parts of the world.
The EU and transatlantic relations

The EU and transatlantic relations

Rem Korteweg
15 March 2013
The UK considers its relationship with the United States as central to its foreign policy. Underpinned by strong historical links, the UK-US relationship covers economic ties, diplomacy and security co-operation.
Freeing the transatlantic economy – prospects, benefits and pitfalls

Freeing the transatlantic economy – prospects, benefits and pitfalls

Philip Whyte
20 February 2013
The EU and the US would benefit from freeing up transatlantic commerce. To succeed, they must agree some rules of engagement and stick to them.
Annual Report 2012

Annual report 2012

08 February 2013
Charles Grant analyses Britain's difficult relationship with the EU and looks back on what the CER did in 2012.
Asia's fading economic miracle

Asia's fading economic miracle

George Magnus
11 January 2013
Prediction is not destiny. Without vigorous reforms and stronger institutions, many Asian economies will struggle to transform themselves from middle income to wealthy countries.
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How can the EU influence China?

07 January 2013
The EU would have more influence in China if its governments were more willing to work together and if it focused on a few key objectives.
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Russia needs a plan for modernising its economy

06 November 2012
Russia remains dependent on oil and gas, yet its leaders lack a coherent plan for rebalancing the economy. President Putin does not seem bothered.
US foreign policy after the presidential election

US foreign policy after the presidential election: What should Europeans expect?

Clara Marina O'Donnell, Clara Marina O'Donnell
25 October 2012
For all the sparring between the presidential candidates on US foreign policy, a second Obama term or a Romney administration would have a lot in common.
What Romney would mean for Europe

What Romney would mean for Europe

Clara Marina O'Donnell
26 September 2012
As the US elections approach, Mitt Romney’s sometimes bellicose rhetoric on national security is raising European eyebrows. But many in Washington believe that if the Republican contender were to become president, US policies might not differ much from the last four years.