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

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

An Impassable Sea
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An Impassable Sea


Polish demands for war reparations from Germany could undermine the post-1945 order.


The European Union is swooping in to claim the free trade spoils abandoned by London and Washington.


The European Court of Justice’s ruling on relocating refugees deepens the rift within the EU.


In their one and only public debate Angela Merkel and her challenger Martin Schulz skipped difficult issues.


What the French president’s recent visit to Central and Eastern Europe reveals about his EU reform agenda.


While Angela Merkel will likely win the forthcoming election, voters will choose her dance partner(s).


The Russian government is taking new steps to monitor citizens online.


It’s about time Germany starts practicing what it preaches.


The Kremlin is using atomic energy cooperation to coax and coerce.


US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel stand for conflicting conceptions of the West.


The UK and the US are taking their time leaving the EU and the Paris climate accords respectively.


At Hamburg’s G20 summit Trump’s noisy tweets were surpassed by China’s quiet diplomacy.


What the results of a recent poll tell about re-Stalinization in post-Soviet Russia.


The format’s survival is not worth caving in to Donald Trump’s bullying.


Forming a new government out of the Netherlands’ fractious parties is proving nearly impossible.


One year on from the Brexit vote, the EU’s political landscape is profoundly changed.

Both Germany and France will have to show flexibility in the fields they dominate.


After the UK election, the country’s position is as unclear as the future of the prime minister.


The Russian government is using “reconciliation” to avoid real discussion of the past.


Angela Merkel’s “beer tent speech” has been misunderstood.