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

May, 2018


Italy’s new populist government is adding to Emmanuel Macron’s sense of urgency about EU and eurozone reform. Yet Angela Merkel is keeping her cards close to her chest.


The EU’s policy in the Western Balkans has proven fruitless—and authoritarian leaders from Russia to Turkey are ready to step in.


Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin seem ready to let bygones be bygones.


Euroskeptic parties and illiberal forces are gaining traction among young Europeans.


Political, ethnic, and cultural tensions have taken center stage this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.


Who will pay more? Who will receive less? The battle over the EU’s next budget will be brutal.