A bimonthly magazine on international affairs, edited in Germany's capital

The Merkel Method
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The Merkel Method

“Damn!”
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“Damn!”

Innocence Lost
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Innocence Lost

Political Football
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Political Football

Debating Genocide
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Debating Genocide

Controlled Harbor
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Controlled Harbor

overview


The German chancellor is likely to move lightly to set the EU on a reform path.

Berlin has awoken to the new reality of a European Union without Britain.


Egged on by the populist AfD party, Germany’s chauvinist-xenophobes are becoming ever more uninhibited.


What the EURO 2016 soccer championship tells us about the state Europe is in.


The Co-Chair of Europe’s Green Parties on broken status quo politics and the (culinary) temptations of Brussels.


Trying to settle a historical question, Germany’s parliament has provoked new ones.


Digital sovereignty and control of information are central to China’s cyber strategy.


Once a pioneer in gay rights, Germany is losing its progressive reputation.


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues to undermine Israel’s democratic institutions.


There are compelling reasons for the EU to use the OSCE to engage China on security issues of joint concern.


The SPD, Germany’s oldest party traditionally fighting for social justice, is in a bind.

Germans fear a Trojan horse and the end of democracy.


The battle for TTIP looks to be increasingly uphill, at least in Germany.


How the German government has been coping with the refugee crisis, and still is.


From Willkommenskultur to German angst – and back?


Paris views the refugee crisis through a different lens than Berlin.


Thousands of refugees are stuck in Greece.


The Italian government has put together a contingency plan to address a possible new wave of refugees coming from the South.


The veteran of the Soviet school of diplomacy serves largely as the figurehead for a foreign policy beyond his control.


What the Panama Papers have revealed about the Russian President’s rule.