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The September/October 2016 Issue

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Cover artwork: Katinka Reinke

Our Septemer/October issue on the new ideological front line in domestic and international politics is out now – available at Google Play
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and the Apple App Store
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Here’s the table of contents:

EUROPE BY NUMBERS

Troublesome Neighbors, by Josh Raisher

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COVER STORY

THE NEW FRONT LINE

ROBIN NIBLETT

World Order in Peril

The post-1945 international system is under pressure, not least by forces in the West. With the right steps taken, however, it can endure.

THOMAS SCHMID

The New Ruffians

How to deal with those political forces insufficiently described as populist.

CLAIRE DEMESMAY, THOMAS KIRCHNER, CLEMENS BOMSDORF

Unprincipled Protest

Right-wing populism in France, the Netherlands, and Northern Europe.

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CLOSE-UP

Emmanuel Macron

Come spring, who will become France’s next president? The non-conformist former minister of the economy has more than an outside chance. By Christine Longin

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GERMANY AND EUROPE

ANDREAS RINKE

Good Europeans? Not Quite

German politicians undermine the European Union.

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TURKEY

SINAN ÜLGEN

“Turkey Is Much Bigger Than Erdogan”

The West’s first task: Reassuring the country of its place in the world.

MAGDALENA KIRCHNER

Farce, Pledge, Distant Goal?

Developments in Turkey after the failed coup pose dilemmas for the EU.

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WORDS DON’T COME EASY

LUCIAN KIM

“Bromance”

Political journalism’s love affair with a newly minted word must end now.

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SECURITY POLICY

CARSTEN BREUER, CHRISTOPH SCHWARZ

A Milestone, Not an End Point

Germany’s new white paper approaches security policy strategically …

ALEXANDRA DE HOOP SCHEFFER

Paper Tiger No More

… but some issues need clarification before the Franco-German couple works hand-in-glove on defense.

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POLAND

ANNABELLE CHAPMAN

Turning East

The PiS government is reconfiguring Polish foreign policy, but the looming Brexit poses new questions.

MICHAL BARANOWSKI

Neighborly Advice

The German-Polish relationship needs a good dose of pragmatism.

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IN 140 CHARACTERS

Yanis Varoufakis

Greece’s former finance minister defends his record and explains how to save Europe.

Read more in the Berlin Policy Journal App – September/October 2016 issue.

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