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Jörg Lau
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is Foreign Affairs Editor at DIE ZEIT.
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 …

Chancellor Angela Merkel is right, the old times are over. Here’s what a new German foreign policy could look like.

After the Germans initially greeted refugees with euphoria, one old phenotype of German political discourse has returned, en masse: the “bearer of reservations.”