EUROPE BY NUMBERS
Exposure to China: A Reality Check
Strong on the Outside
We Need a Small War
Russia’s newfound strength may prove to be an illusion.
The Big Handover
The wealthy Russian elite will struggle to pass on their riches and status to the next generation.
A Threatening Neighbor
Europe needs to do more to protect itself against the Kremlin’s constant hybrid war.
Fast Lane to Moscow
Paris is pushing Berlin to rethink its approach to Russia.
The Dutch prime minister has been supremely skilled in navigating fractured politics. Does a Brussels job beckon?
International Relations, Decarbonized
The decline of fossil fuels will fundamentally reshape geopolitics.
Who Will Save the CDU?
In search of its identity, Angela Merkel’s party faces a stark choice between continuity and rupture.
JOSEPH DE WECK
The Useful Le Pen Threat
It’s highly unlikely that the far-right leader will replace Emmanuel Macron come 2022.
NICOLAI VON ONDARZA
Wanted: A British Model
Brussels has to develop a new form of partnership with the United Kingdom.
There is only one way for Europe to set up a Security Council.
MICHAEL C. KIMMAGE
Europe can stop America turning away from the old continent.
END OF THE NEW SILK ROAD
A Romantic Name for China’s Economic Might
There’s a world of difference between the hype and the reality of the Belt and Road Initiative.
RED HERRING & BLACK SWAN
Egypt Is No Anchor
Population growth and inequality are making the country fragile.
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