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

Reading Zweig in Munich
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Reading Zweig in Munich

Blabber and Steel Tanks
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Blabber and Steel Tanks

Sounding the Alarm Bells
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Sounding the Alarm Bells

Now or Never
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Now or Never

Continental Drift?
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Continental Drift?


Rivalries at the Eurovision Song Contest have reached new heights.


A Macron victory is no certainty.


Frauke Petry, leader of the Alternative für Deutschland party, has lost out to the radicals.


Angela Merkel’s sharing a platform with Ivanka Trump to discuss the empowerment of women was a clever move.


For Theresa May the UK snap election comes with little political risk, and potentially significant rewards.


With just ten days until the French election, firebrand Mélenchon has shaken up the race.


Running against Angela Merkel in September, Martin Schulz’s policy ideas are as exciting as they are hard to pin down.


The referendum in Turkey will likely mark the end of the Kemalist era.


Germany’s Social Democrats are turning defense spending into an election issue.


Threatening war against Spain over the future of Gibraltar, the Brexiteers’ inflated self-regard has seeped into the military sphere.


The six countries of the Western Balkans need the EU’s full attention.

Donald Trump’s protectionist impulses could have disastrous consequences.


As the Brexit process begins the British government finds it has few friends left.


Building resilience is the best way to counter Russian attempts to undermine Western democracy.


Things look grim for the European Union, but all is not lost yet.


The London attack should not terrify us.


Russia has gotten the upper hand in the Eurovision propaganda war.


The EU-Turkey agreement has stopped the flow of refugees, but solved little.


Geert Wilders did not win the Dutch election. But its lessons are still worrisome.


The Brexit vote was supposed to reestablish parliamentary sovereignty. It has done the opposite.