Germany’s Diesel Dilemma
The “dieselgate” air pollution scandal leaves Berlin with fewer and fewer good options.
The Spitzen System
Who will have the final say in selecting the next European Commission president?
Reading Zweig in Munich
The tools we have relied upon to address the world’s challenges are losing potency—one of the lessons of this year’s MSC.
The World Is at the Brink… And the West Doesn’t Know What to Do About It
Observations from the 2018 Munich Security Conference.
“Russia Will Continue to Pursue Its Interests”
Markus Ederer, the EU’s ambassador to Russia, on the challenges facing EU-Russian relations.
“Do Not Test Israel’s Resolve”
The showdown between Israel and Iran took center stage at the Munich Security Conference’s final day.
Blabber and Steel Tanks
The second day of the MSC laid bare some of the challenges facing Europe and the global community, with Russia and Turkey taking the floor.
Sounding the Alarm Bells
Day One of the Munich Security Conference started with a stark warning to the world – and some signs that Europe will get serious on defense.
Now or Never
There’s never been a better chance to beef up European defense.
“There Is Immense Pressure on the Rule of Law in Europe Today”
In some member countries, governments are busy undermining the EU’s values. Is the law a strong enough tool to ensure Europeans’ fundamental rights?
The US and Europe seem to be pulling apart. But there is still space for meaningful transatlantic cooperation.
A Perfect Opportunity
German-Polish relations have been rocky of late, but now Warsaw seems willing to change tack.
Her Final Act
Her fourth government a hard sell, Angela Merkel’s hopeful successors have started eying the top spot.