Slovakia’s Star Is Rising
The anti-corruption activist Zuzana Čaputová is on track be the country’s next president.
The Kiss of Death for the Spitzenkandidat System?
By fielding a seven-person team of EU election candidates, Europe’s Liberals have disrupted the Spitzenkandidat system for choosing the next Commission president.
Exploring the Physical Reality
Our author has embarked on a journey to investigate how China’s BRI is being implemented on the ground.
Climate Children Should Be Seen, Not Heard
Conservatives who belittle the Fridays for Future climate protests do so at their own peril.
A Reprieve from Disaster
The EU27 have granted the UK an extra two weeks to decide what it wants to do about Brexit.
Orbán on the Naughty Step
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 …
Bercow Bombshell Creates Even More Brexit Drama
Britain descends into constitutional chaos as the Speaker blocks another vote on May’s twice-defeated deal.
The Orbán Showdown
Will the European Peoples Party finally expel Hungary’s prime minister and his Fidesz party?
Macron’s Appeal Hits a German Wall, Again
There’s a reason Berlin is so reticent about responding to the French president’s European reform proposals.
Who’s Afraid of No-Deal?
A series of dramatic votes in the British Parliament could make this the most significant week in the modern history of the United Kingdom.
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 …
Pursuing the Prosecutor
The former Romanian anti-corruption prosecutor wants to become the EU’s top prosecutor.
Brexit: Will May’s Gamble Pay Off?
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 …