Foreign policy & defence

Finland should be ready to join NATO, with or without Sweden

Helmi Pillai
22 February 2023
Euronews
If Turkey is willing to ratify Finland’s NATO membership, there is little reason for Helsinki to wait for Stockholm.

Ask CER - Episode 8: Inflation Reduction Act, Qatargate and Iran

Zach Meyers, Camino Mortera-Martinez, Helmi Pillai, Luigi Scazzieri
09 February 2023
You asked, we answered: the eighth episode of our 'Ask CER' podcast series.

Euronews: Bruselas, ¿te quiero? La migración en la UE y el envío de tanques a Ucrania

Camino Mortera-Martinez
04 February 2023
Camino Mortera-Martinez from the CER joins MEPs Juan Fernando López Aguilar and Javier Zarzalejos to discuss the most popular European topics of the week.

Alemania, Rusia y Ucrania: de ‘punto de inflexión’ a ignorar lo esencial

03 February 2023
ES Global
La lentitud de Berlín a la hora de autorizar el envío de tanques Leopard 2 a Ucrania ha sido una mala noticia para este país, la seguridad europea y la propia Alemania.

TRT World: Why is Germany reluctant to throw its support behind Ukraine?

17 January 2023
Pressure is mounting on Germany to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine. Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform, talks about why Berlin is hesitating to throw its support behind Kiev.

LRT TV: Žinios. Naujausia „Eurobarometro“ apklausa: lietuviai – bene mažiausiai užtikrinti dėl savo ateities karo Ukrainoje akivaizdoje

12 January 2023
Anot I. Bondo, dalies šalių, pavyzdžiui, Graikijos, poziciją galima paaiškinti ekonominiais ryšiais su Rusija, kuriems trukdo sankcijos. Bet kitų valstybių gyventojų nuomonę suprasti sunku.„Baltijos šalys irgi kažkada glaudžiai bendradarbiavo su Rusija ir Baltarusija, bet tai neturi įtakos Ukrainos palaikymui. Nemanau, kad to priežastis – vien ekonominiai sumetimai“, – įsitikinęs Europos reformų centro užsienio politikos vadovas.

Comienza una nueva era de política exterior finlandesa

Helmi Pillai
23 December 2022
ES Global
La invasión rusa de Ucrania ha provocado unos cambios sin precedentes en la política exterior finlandesa. La solicitud de ingreso en la OTAN no debe ser más que el principio.

Feel free to talk to China about Ukraine, but don't expect miracles

15 December 2022
Encompass
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and President of the European Council Charles Michel have both taken the long flight to Beijing to meet Xi Jinping recently.

CER podcast: The implications of Russia's war against Ukraine

15 December 2022
In this year’s final episode of the CER podcast, our researchers unpack the most significant event of the past year, Russia’s war on Ukraine.

Judy Asks: Are France and Germany wavering on Russia?

08 December 2022
Carnegie Europe
It would be wrong to say that France and Germany are wavering on Russia; the problem is that while they condemn Russian aggression and offer support to Ukraine, they struggle to see Putin’s regime as it really is.

No es el momento de que Ucrania negocie

07 December 2022
ES Global
Varias personalidades occidentales están animando a Ucrania a entablar negociaciones de paz con Rusia. Pero, en estos momentos, un alto el fuego dejaría al  país vulnerable frente a un nuevo ataque ruso. Kiev necesita armas, no titubeos.

Judy Asks: Is European support for Ukraine dependent on the United States?

28 October 2022
Carnegie Europe
There are three ways to look at US aid to Ukraine in comparison with aid from Europe. The first is in terms of military support.

Ask CER - Episode 7: Emergency EU energy measures, UK divergence from EU rules and power shifts in Europe

Elisabetta Cornago, Zach Meyers, Camino Mortera-Martinez, Rosie Giorgi
21 October 2022
You asked, we answered: the seventh episode of our 'Ask CER' podcast series.

Doomsday watch podcast: Putin's mobilisation gamble

01 October 2022
As Putin announces a military mobilisation and Russian men flee for the border, is his gamble of extra troops set to pay off on the battlefield? Ian Bond of the Centre for European Reform joins to discuss the Kremlin's call-up, and increasing nuclear sabre-rattling.

Doomsday watch podcast: Putin's mobilisation gamble

01 October 2022
As Putin announces a military mobilisation and Russian men flee for the border, is his gamble of extra troops set to pay off on the battlefield? Ian Bond of the Centre for European Reform joins to discuss the Kremlin's call-up, and increasing nuclear sabre-rattling.

Metina Lista: Evropska četrt 102: Charles Grant, Director of the Centre for European Reform

30 August 2022
Charles Grant, director of the CER spoke on the Metina Lista podcast about the many futures for the European Union, the state of a relationship between the EU and the UK, is Macron the leader that the Europe needs and what should be a path forward for Western Balkans.

How to boost NATO-EU co-operation

19 August 2022
Project Syndicate
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shown that Europe can no longer afford to treat quasi-theological arguments over EU and NATO primacy as more important than its own security.

CER podcast: Draghi out - What next for Italy?

Luigi Scazzieri, Rosie Giorgi
26 July 2022
In this week's CER podcast Rosie Giorgi spoke to Luigi Scazzieri about Mario Draghi’s resignation as Italian Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni and a probable right-wing coalition government.

Mortera Martinez: “Il conflitto mette alle corde la stabilità dei governi europei”

Camino Mortera-Martinez
22 July 2022
Il Fatto Quotidiano
“Direi che c’è un collegamento diretto tra il conflitto in Ucraina e la stabilità dei governi di alcuni Paesi europei. A settembre-ottobre le cose peggioreranno. L’alta inflazione e la crisi energetica ci mostreranno la vera natura dei governi europei”.