The populist AfD once polled in the double digits. The party’s support has waned, but not enough to stop it from entering the Bundestag.
Our September/October issue on the German election is out now.
How RT, Sputnik & Co. portray Germany and Europe.
What lies behind the US-German spat over new Russian sanctions affecting the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project?
Which foreign policy tasks are topping Germany’s to-do list?
Finally trying on Helmut Kohl’s boots, the German chancellor is ready for deeper European integration.
Former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has proposed a radical overhaul of Russia’s economy. Chances of implementation are slim.
Turkey’s relationship with Europe seems to be heading for rock bottom. But there is scope to rebuild ties with Germany and the EU on the economic front.
Why Paris and Berlin should not wait until after the German elections to get going.
Germany’s defense minister on how to advance European security in turbulent times.
Germany needs to want more – and have a strategy to go with it.
Where France and Germany are likely to chime – and occasionally clash.
Poland’s former foreign minister on how to make the EU stronger.
All eyes are now on France’s economy minister. Is he the right person to push through much-needed reforms?
Chancellor Angela Merkel is right, the old times are over. Here’s what a new German foreign policy could look like.
Our July/August issue on EU reform and the Franco-German tandem is out now.