Protectors of the Truth
How RT, Sputnik & Co. portray Germany and Europe.
Neue Neue Ostpolitik
What lies behind the US-German spat over new Russian sanctions affecting the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project?
Europe by Numbers: Shifting Priorities
Which foreign policy tasks are topping Germany’s to-do list?
Kohl’s Belated Heiress
Finally trying on Helmut Kohl’s boots, the German chancellor is ready for deeper European integration.
To Reform or Not to Reform
Former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has proposed a radical overhaul of Russia’s economy. Chances of implementation are slim.
Back from the Brink
Turkey’s relationship with Europe seems to be heading for rock bottom. But there is scope to rebuild ties with Germany and the EU on the economic front.
Taking the Bull by the Horns
Why Paris and Berlin should not wait until after the German elections to get going.
“You Grow with the Job”
Germany’s defense minister on how to advance European security in turbulent times.
Greater Ambition, Please!
Germany needs to want more – and have a strategy to go with it.
Ode to (Some) Joy
Where France and Germany are likely to chime – and occasionally clash.
“We Need to Fix Our Economy, That’s for Sure”
Poland’s former foreign minister on how to make the EU stronger.
Close-Up: Bruno Le Maire
All eyes are now on France’s economy minister. Is he the right person to push through much-needed reforms?
More Stick, More Carrot
Chancellor Angela Merkel is right, the old times are over. Here’s what a new German foreign policy could look like.
European Encounters: “We Need More Amsterdam in Sicily”
Addressing the refugee crisis and the rising numbers of African migrants arriving in Italy, the EU needs new thinking.
The July/August Issue
Our July/August issue on EU reform and the Franco-German tandem is out now.