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

Waiting for GroKo
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Waiting for GroKo

Good News for Europe
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Good News for Europe

Political Climate Change
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Political Climate Change

Hanging in the Balance
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Hanging in the Balance

Up in Arms
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Up in Arms

Useful Principles
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Useful Principles

Home, Not Alone
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Home, Not Alone


Germany may be one step closer to building a coalition government, but four months after the election, there’s still a long way to go.


Germany’s prospective government promises EU reform, setting out ambitious goals.


Berlin is forfeiting its global role as leader in climate protection.


Time is running out on Chancellor Merkel’s last chance to build a stable government.


Greece’s already embattled government stumbles into fresh controversy.


The German foreign policy community is starting to sound repetitive.


The 1967 Harmel Report is as relevant as ever for NATO’s strategic thinking.


Germany is facing a new nexus of foreign and domestic politics.


After a disastrous day in Brussels, Theresa May has three options.


There’s been talk recently about Romania’s relationship with the Visegrád Group. Don’t expect it to become a member soon.


Brexit provides an opportunity for the EU to forge a new Africa strategy at the African Union-European Union summit in Côte d’Ivoire.


Coalition talks in Berlin have failed, which might mean new elections.


Few East Germans hold key positions in Germany’s institutions.


Theresa May is caught between plotters at home and doubters in Europe.

The German Council on Foreign Relations and the BERLIN POLICY JOURNAL team mourn the death of Dr Sylke Tempel.

Russia used social media to influence the German election, too.


The German election outcome signals a return to less consensual politics – which is no bad thing.


Reactions in Berlin to the French president’s proposals for EU reform have been muted – for now.


Tensions are running high in Spain before the independence vote.


Angela Merkel won the elections, but right-wing populists are spoiling the party.