China is strategically buying up influence and innovation. This will have major consequences for the West.
The Eternal Putin
Russia’s president is more a product of the Russian political landscape than its architect.
Berlin wakes up to the challenges of Russia’s online offensive.
The landmark exhibition that wasn’t has dampened German-Iranian relations.
Atlanticists need to prepare for a new era – and fast.
The “Orbánization” of the Visegrád group seems to have hit the buffers.
Close-Up: Geert Wilders
Winning the Dutch elections may not be enough for the far-right leader.
A Two-Step Solution
How to make the EU-Turkey agreement stick – and apply its lesson to African migrants taking the perilous sea-route to Italy.
New Deals for the Old Continent
Damage control isn’t the only answer to the Trump presidency. Europe has to take its fate into its own hands.
Politics by Other Means
The West’s open societies are under attack. It’s time to brace for a fight.
“It Gets Dangerous When the Center Starts to Crack”
The office of Marieluise Beck, a veteran Green member of the Bundestag and vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was hacked two years ago by the FSB. Then her party deselected her.
New Kid on the Block
The ambitions of the People’s Liberation Army are beginning to approach Europe’s backyard.
Words Don’t Come Easy: “Niepokorni”
Poland’s new strong men prefer to style themselves as persecuted outsiders.
The January/February 2017 Issue
Our January/February issue on digital manipulation is out now.