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

Home Archive by Category "Eye on Europe" (Page 3)

Eye on Europe

Views and insights from around the “old continent” and the European Union’s engine room in Brussels


Both Facebook and the European Parliament came out looking bad during Mark Zuckerberg’s shambolic hearing.


Italy’s new populist government is adding to Emmanuel Macron’s sense of urgency about EU and eurozone reform. Yet Angela Merkel is keeping her cards close to her chest.


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.


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?


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.


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


A political murder has triggered upheaval in Slovakia.


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.