THE NEW FRONT LINE
europe by numbers
The post-1945 international system is under pressure, not least by forces in the West. With the right steps taken, however, it can endure.
How to deal with those political forces insufficiently described as populist.
claire demesmay, thomas kirchner, clemens bomsdorf
Right-wing populism in France, the Netherlands, and Northern Europe.
By Christine Longin
Come spring, who will become France’s next president? The non-conformist former minister of the economy has more than an outside chance.
germany and europe
German politicians undermine the European Union.
The West’s first task: Reassuring the country of its place in the world.
Developments in Turkey after the failed coup pose dilemmas for the EU.
words don’t come easy
Political journalism’s love affair with a newly minted word must end now.
carsten breuer, christoph schwarz
Germany’s new white paper approaches security policy strategically …
alexandra de hoop scheffer
… but some issues need clarification
before the Franco-German couple works hand-in-glove on defense.
The PiS government is reconfiguring Polish foreign policy, but the looming Brexit poses new questions.
The German-Polish relationship needs a good dose of pragmatism.
in 140 characters
Greece’s former finance minister defends his record and explains how to save Europe.