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March/April 2016




europe by numbers

Will They Stay or Will They Go?

Pulled apart


almut möller

The Disheartened Continent

How to stop Europe’s cracks from widening.


andreas rinke

The Last European

Angela Merkel’s fight to keep the EU united.


mark leonard

Goodbye? Hello!

If David Cameron manages to avoid a Brexit, the United Kingdom could play a constructive role in Europe again.


ulrich speck

Player or Pawn?

Europeans have to invest more in a 
joined-up common foreign policy.

close up


Piotr Buras

Jarosław Kaczyński

Poland’s prezes is steering his country firmly to the right.

Merkel alone at home?


dominique moïsi

“France Has Become Too Small”

The EU’s biggest problem is the disappearance of an 
equal partner for Germany.


derek scally

It Ain’t Over

Merkel’s critics at home and abroad are still landing few punches.



stefan meister

In Search for Lost Time

Moscow’s warnings of a “new Cold War” are out 
of sync with today’s realities.

words don’t come easy


richard fraunberger

I epanastasi tou autonoitou

Greece’s “self-evident revolution” stumbles over its children’s basic understanding of right from wrong.

united nations


harald braun and thomas seidel

Pushing for Reform

How the UN and its Security Council could be reorganized.

in 140 characters


Radek Sikorski

Poland’s former foreign minister argues that Berlin 
needs to lead through EU institutions, not solo, and won’t spill 
the beans about Oxford’s Bullingdon Club.

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