Pariscope: The Macron-Schäuble Axis
Is Germany’s elder statesman Wolfgang Schäuble the Berlin ally French President Emmanuel Macron never had?
Red Herring & Black Swan: Ground Control to Ivory Tower
Academics often complain about being ignored by decision-makers. Yet people in power are neither uninterested nor uneducated. It’s the academic way of writing and …
“Putin and Xi Want to Split Apart Allies”
Germany needs to take the twin threats of Russia and China more seriously, argues Republican Senator TOM COTTON, a member of the US Senate …
Brexit’s Point of No Return
Brexit won’t be “done” any time soon, neither for the UK nor for the EU.
Show Me the Money
As national leaders debate the next long-term EU budget, climate and defense are proving the two most contentious issues.
Pariscope: Macron’s Obsession with Truth
The French President likes to make blunt statements that provoke public outrage. Berlin should brace for more to come.
Chronicle of an End Foretold
SPD members have elected a new leadership: two unknown left-wingers. It is hard to see Angela Merkel’s coalition surviving. On Saturday morning, Chancellor Angela …