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March, 2019


Conservatives who belittle the Fridays for Future climate protests do so at their own peril.


The EU27 have granted the UK an extra two weeks to decide what it wants to do about Brexit.


After years of sheltering Hungary’s illiberal prime minister Viktor Orbán and his ruling Fidesz party, the EU’s most powerful political family has suspended the …


Britain descends into constitutional chaos as the Speaker blocks another vote on May’s twice-defeated deal. 


Will the European Peoples Party finally expel Hungary’s prime minister and his Fidesz party?


There’s a reason Berlin is so reticent about responding to the French president’s European reform proposals.


A series of dramatic votes in the British Parliament could make this the most significant week in the modern history of the United Kingdom.


The former Romanian anti-corruption prosecutor wants to become the EU’s top prosecutor.


With British politics disintegration, a Brexit delay is becoming more likely.

Well Advised? Hardly

Foreign affairs experts are facing a crisis. The problem is particularly pronounced in Berlin, where advisers and analysts are staring at the ruins of …

Words Don’t Come Easy: “Tempolimit”

In Germany’s highly-regulated society, driving as fast as you can on the autobahn is seen as one of the last remaining freedoms–for now. It’s …

Must Do Better

If the EU is to be a global player and not a plaything, Germany must make crucial improvements to its European policy. Traditionally, German …