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July/August 2016



Europe by numbers

Old Europe

After brexit


Nicolai von Ondarza

Strategic Patience

Berlin and Brussels would do well to 
think deeply about the consequences and finer points of the EU-UK divorce.


Jan Techau, Claire Demesmay, Piotr Buras

One Star Down

Views from Germany, France, and Poland.


Sarah Raine

Braving Brexit

How the United Kingdom’s departure will affect its foreign and security policy.

close up


By Annabelle Chapman

Donald Tusk

The former Polish prime minister may become the man to  negotiate Britain’s exit from the EU.

German foreign policy


lucian kim

Playing to the Gallery

Is Angela Merkel’s coalition partner banking on foreign policy as an election winner?

Europe’s southern neighborhood


gabor iklody

Ring of Instability

The EU can help stabilize North Africa and 
the Middle East. Here’s how.


nafouel ejammali, sayida ounissi

“Democracy and Islam 
Go Together”

Lawmakers from the Islamist Ennahda party on turning Tunisia into a democracy.


roderick parkes

Reason Before Fear

There is no need to apologize for 
the EU’s migration policy, but there’s 
still room for improvement.

Words don’t come easy


alan posener

Reflective Power

The country of poets and thinkers wants to 
be seen thinking. It may be sinking.

social democracy


patrick diamond

The End Is Not Nigh

The decline of social democratic parties is reversible if they find new answers 
to questions of economic competence 
and identity politics.



andrey kortunov

Phantom Menace

Seven ways that Moscow misunderstands 
the European Union.



mikko huotari

Limited Overlap

There is little in the way of a common 
agenda when Berlin takes over the G20 presidency from Beijing.

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