A bimonthly magazine on international affairs, edited in Germany's capital

A Tale of Two Models
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A Tale of Two Models

Sochi Thaw
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Sochi Thaw

Young and (Not So) Free?
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Young and (Not So) Free?

The Price of Europe
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The Price of Europe

Still Marching?
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Still Marching?

CDU 1 Macron 0
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CDU 1 Macron 0


The EU’s policy in the Western Balkans has proven fruitless—and authoritarian leaders from Russia to Turkey are ready to step in.


Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin seem ready to let bygones be bygones.


Euroskeptic parties and illiberal forces are gaining traction among young Europeans.


Political, ethnic, and cultural tensions have taken center stage this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.


Who will pay more? Who will receive less? The battle over the EU’s next budget will be brutal.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting the White House with a bit of baggage.


French President Emmanuel Macron will likely win his battle with striking rail workers, but pushing through the rest of his reforms could be more difficult.


Will the German chancellor be able to meet the French president at least halfway?


There is a growing debate in Germany over the possibility of deporting rejected asylum seekers back to war-torn Syria.


Viktor Orbán’s victory will embolden other European populists, too.


Hungary’s prime minister is expected to secure a third consecutive term.


Facebook’s data security policies have long gone unchallenged by European regulators. That might change soon.


Toby Walsh discusses some of the risks artificial intelligence entails—including the possibility of an AI “arms race” —and what steps can be taken to mitigate them.


Yanis Varoufakis, Europe’s most-hated and most-loved former finance minister, is trying a comeback in Greek politics.


An interview on the future of work and how AI will reshape our societies.


A political murder has triggered upheaval in Slovakia.


There’s a lot of talk about AI’s potential—and a lot of worry about responsibility.


More than 50 percent of Italian voters cast their ballots for populist parties. But with no clear majority, Italy is stuck in limbo.


Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte mocks “visionary” leadership, but without a long-term plan his country might be reduced to a supporting role in Europe.


With his Saarland background Germany’s new foreign minister Heiko Maas will bring a much-needed Franco-German instinct to the table.