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

United They Stand
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United They Stand

Moscow’s Manipulation Game
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Moscow’s Manipulation Game

Roman Holiday
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Roman Holiday

Sing When You’re Winning
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Sing When You’re Winning

Hanging in the Balance
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Hanging in the Balance

The Glass Half Empty
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The Glass Half Empty

overview


As the Brexit process begins the British government finds it has few friends left.


Building resilience is the best way to counter Russian attempts to undermine Western democracy.


Things look grim for the European Union, but all is not lost yet.


The London attack should not terrify us.


Russia has gotten the upper hand in the Eurovision propaganda war.


The EU-Turkey agreement has stopped the flow of refugees, but solved little.


Geert Wilders did not win the Dutch election. But its lessons are still worrisome.


The Brexit vote was supposed to reestablish parliamentary sovereignty. It has done the opposite.


Germany’s “Political Ash Wednesday,” once a humorous affair, is short on jokes.


Italy’s economy is defying the laws of gravity, but for how long?


Fragile, whiny, and weak: How the right-wing brands its critics.


In eastern Ukraine, Russia is supposed to be part of the peace process, even as it interferes with the OSCE’s mission.


Germany’s Russlanddeutsche minority is no fifth column, but susceptible to the Kremlin’s propaganda.


Brexit and Trump voters wanted to go back in time. Are the Dutch and the French similarly inclined?


The OSCE monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine faces widespread distrust, but it could still succeed.


Brussels shouldn’t leave Brexit to the British; it’s time for the EU to define its interests.


London is likely to use its security assets as bargaining chips in the Brexit negotiations.


If the Trump administration turns its back on the world, others need to step up to defend the US-built liberal order.

The Franco-German alliance needs a reset.

How Marine Le Pen turned the Front National into a force with a chance at France’s presidency.