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July/August 2015

STEADY HAND NEEDED

EUROPE BY NUMBERS

 

On the Rocks

STEADY HAND NEEDED

 

andreas rinke

A Greek-German Drama

How Angela Merkel established – and then lost – 
trust in the leftist Greek prime minister.

 

daniela schwarzer

(In)credible Euro

The fallout with Greece has laid bare the eurozone’s shortcomings. Here’s how to fix them.

 

bettina vestring

Saving Europe

The debate’s real dividing line: give in to Greece
 or force it to reform?

 

jacob kirkegaard

Transmission Impossible

Why Americans often don’t understand the European debt crisis.

 

jan techau

Political Union Now!

Angela Merkel has to lead the way.

 

WORDS DON’T COME EASY

 

eddy fougier

“France souveraine”

Some are questioning the EU’s core.

 

EU FOREIGN POLICY

 

françois heisbourg

The Return of Great Power Politics

…and how Brussels should respond.

 

luuk van middelaar

From the Wings to Center Stage

Everything is set for the EU to finally make an appearance.

SINO-RUSSIAN RELATIONS

 

fyodor lukyanov

East to West and Back

The scope for an alliance between Moscow and Beijing is limited.

RUSSIA

 

maxim trudolyubov

The Use and Abuse of History

Vladimir Putin’s Russia is caught in a twisted, 
self-serving version of its past.

SECURITY POLICY

 

markus kaim, seth jones, ben barry, 
guillaume de rougé

Lessons From Afghanistan

Fourteen years in the Hindu Kush have caused a reevalution of interventions in Berlin, London, and Paris.

YEMEN

 

stefanie babst

Descending Into Chaos

The conflict on the Arab Peninsula is Europe’s problem, too.

IN 140 CHARACTERS

 

Toomas Hendrik Ilves

The Estonian president on austerity and difficult neighbors.

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