Budapest and Warsaw are undermining the EU’s values, but Brussels’ kid gloves are only making them bolder.
Lost in Translation
Angela Merkel’s “beer tent speech” has been misunderstood.
A Bad, Very Bad Trip
Trump’s European tour and Merkel’s beer tent rally have left leaders facing uncharted territory.
“Geostrategic Conditions Are Very Different Now”
Why some in Germany and Europe are stuck in geopolitics of the past.
Beyond the Beltway
The Trump administration’s attitude to climate change is a setback, but Europe can help states outmaneuver Washington.
Driven to Distraction
Impeachment speculation is terrifying European NATO allies.
“We Should Create More Spaces for People’s Participation”
Passion always seems to be on the side of anti-European Union forces – but that can be changed.
The Cloak of Instability
There is method to the madness of proposing “ethnically homogeneous” Balkan states.
Close-Up: Michel Barnier
British media have painted the EU chief Brexit negotiator as an inflexible ideologue. It’s a caricature few in Brussels recognize.
Putin’s Art of the Deal
Russia’s big energy projects make no economic sense, but they serve a political purpose.
Ready to Boogie?
Merkel has little interest in Macron’s more ambitious EU plans unless Paris gets its house in order.
Off to a Rough Start
Trump’s first hundred days in office have indicated what his priorities will be over the coming years. Transatlantic relations are unlikely to get smoother.
Europe and Me
The European Union needs to change to survive, and Germany will have to play a key role.
The Great Russia Myth
The West should be careful not to make Vladimir Putin’s Russia stronger than it is.
Merkcron, a Dream Team?
Europe’s future hinges on relations between Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron.
Words Don’t Come Easy: “En même temps”
For French president-elect Emmanuel Macron, these three little words are more than just a phrase he often repeats – they represent a condensed vision of the world as he sees it.