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


Should the EU economy run on uranium? Its two biggest countries disagree.


Macron wants to turn Corona into a European challenge, but falls flat on his own and Berlin’s nationalist reflexes.


Ensuring that transatlantic flows are sustained in the COVID-19 crisis is one of the most important things that can be done right now.


The EU has shown unprecedented flexibility in the initial days of an acute crisis. That does not mean the European project is collapsing.


That Trump may have tried and failed to poach a German company is a perfect narrative for a country deep in crisis.


Germany’s policy of West-orientation has been fading under Angela Merkel, but it might soon see a revival.


Russia has deliberately expanded its relationships with African countries in recent years.


Europeans have little to worry about a Sanders presidency.


Many in Europe warn that there will be no going back to the status quo ante in transatlantic affairs even if Donald Trump turns out to be a one-term president. That’s questionable.


How much did Wilhelm of Prussia, son of Germany’s last emperor, help Adolf Hitler in his rise to power?


Germany needs to change its approach to the Sahel region and that includes rethinking its assumptions, being more flexible and standing up for itself when it comes to its international partners.


Young media professionals in Germany and Israel, apply!


Angela Merkel’s chosen successor Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has thrown in the towel. Expect fierce leadership and policy struggles.


The economist MARTIN WOLF thinks Europe has no chance of gaining real strategic autonomy.


An EU free from British membership will mean new challenges, but also new opportunities.


Libya is a perfect case study for the shortcomings of Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy initiatives.


Emmanuel Macron’s big idea for an EU constitutional convention may be watered down by Ursula von der Leyen into a sideshow that could then be ignored. The European Parliament, however, wants it to achieve real reform.


75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, Germany needs to rethink how it remembers—and why it does.


Germany’s capital is astonishingly short on politicians with a nation-wide appeal.


Europe has been left as a spectator in the US-Iran conflict as the EU half-heartedly tries to salvage the Iran nuclear deal.