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January/February 2018

January/February 2018



europe by numbers

Diminishing Returns


robin niblett

A Dangerous New Normal

The US has given up its global leadership role. The consequences for 2018.


interview with angela stent

“Do We Want to Re-Enact Yalta?”

Relations between the West and Russia are at their lowest point in more than thirty years. Change will only come with new leadership in the Kremlin.


steven pifer

Arms and the Men

Is the end of nuclear arms control nigh?


mark leonard

Berlin’s European Agenda

The incoming German government needs to think bigger than ever before.



angela giuffrida

Luigi Di Maio

Who is the young leader of Italy’s populist Five Star Movement?

cyber security


stefan heumann

Decoding the Debate

Berlin should think twice before abandoning its focus on IT security.


mark galeotti

Cyber Hysteria

The threat from Russia is overblown.


toomas hendrik ilves

A Digital Defense Alliance

We need a “Cyber NATO” of democratic states.

words don’t come easy


john crace


How the British prime minister got her stinging nickname.



thomas schmid

Spanish Flu

By failing to mediate the outbreak of Catalan nationalism,
the EU stands to lose its soul.

european encounters


“We Are Still Part of the Same Family”

Sergey Lagodinsky, Milan Nič, and Constanze Stelzenmüller debate the future of the transatlantic relationship.

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