Caught in the Headlights
There have been multiple shocks since 2014: Russia’s war against Ukraine, Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron’s bold initiatives. Berlin’s only answer …
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 …
More Stick, More Carrot
Chancellor Angela Merkel is right, the old times are over. Here’s what a new German foreign policy could look like.
Words Don’t Come Easy: “Bedenkenträger”
After the Germans initially greeted refugees with euphoria, one old phenotype of German political discourse has returned, en masse: the “bearer of reservations.”