“The Greens Are Now Under Enormous Pressure”
Fridays for Future activist LUISA NEUBAUER about what’s next for the climate protection movement.
Complex Political Dogfight
Appointing the EU’s presidents may involve a protracted fight between countries, political groups, and EU institutions.
Germany’s New Fault Line: Young vs. Old
Germany’s Greens came to be the big winners of the European elections—by cornering the young vote.
Europe’s Grand Coalition Is No More
A week of intense talks begins to decide who gets the EU’s top jobs.
Cultural Diplomacy: The Missing Link in EU Foreign Policy
Faced with threats to its cultural identity, the EU needs to respond, including by cultural diplomacy.
The EU’s Game of Thrones
Why Germany might end up getting the presidency of the ECB instead of the European Commission.
Focused on the Far Right
In the run-up to the European elections, US President Donald Trump shows where his sympathies lie.
Filling a Vacuum
In Serbia, Beijing is building infrastructure and operating steel works—and seems genuinely welcome.
Merkel’s Climate Pivot
Angela Merkel has said her government will look at ways to make Germany carbon neutral by 2050. Does this mark the return of the “Climate Chancellor”?
Glitter, Glamor, and Rockets
With boycott campaigns, security threats and rocket attacks, this week’s Eurovision Song Contest in Israel is proving to be one of the most political in years.
A Desperately Dull Campaign
In Germany, the election campaign for the European Parliament has been particularly uninspiring.
QMV + CFSP = A-OK
It is too easy for individual member-states to block EU sanctions and or diplomatic statements. Extending majority voting to foreign policy would encourage greater unity.
Once considered a long shot, Frans Timmermans now has a real chance of becoming the next European Commission president.
Alone Among Nationalists
Marine Le Pen risks being sidelined—at home and in Europe.