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

We Mourn Sylke Tempel
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We Mourn Sylke Tempel

Building a Trojan Horse
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Building a Trojan Horse

The End of the Roth Republic
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The End of the Roth Republic

Macron’s Serve
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Macron’s Serve

The Catalan Cliff
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The Catalan Cliff

A Costly Victory
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A Costly Victory

overview


At Hamburg’s G20 summit Trump’s noisy tweets were surpassed by China’s quiet diplomacy.


What the results of a recent poll tell about re-Stalinization in post-Soviet Russia.


Germany needs to want more – and have a strategy to go with it.


The format’s survival is not worth caving in to Donald Trump’s bullying.

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.

Addressing the refugee crisis and the rising numbers of African migrants arriving in Italy, the EU needs new thinking.


Our July/August issue on EU reform and the Franco-German tandem is out now.


Forming a new government out of the Netherlands’ fractious parties is proving nearly impossible.


One year on from the Brexit vote, the EU’s political landscape is profoundly changed.

Both Germany and France will have to show flexibility in the fields they dominate.


After the UK election, the country’s position is as unclear as the future of the prime minister.


The Russian government is using “reconciliation” to avoid real discussion of the past.


Budapest and Warsaw are undermining the EU’s values, but Brussels’ kid gloves are only making them bolder.


Angela Merkel’s “beer tent speech” has been misunderstood.


Trump’s European tour and Merkel’s beer tent rally have left leaders facing uncharted territory.


Why some in Germany and Europe are stuck in geopolitics of the past.

The Trump administration’s attitude to climate change is a setback, but Europe can help states outmaneuver Washington.