The Long Shadow
Europe By Numbers
the long shadow
jaroslaw kuisz and karoline wigura
The myth of the West is waning in Central and Eastern Europe.
interview with karel schwarzenberg
The former Czech foreign minister on Europe’s imperfect merger.
The post-1989 period brought economic success to Central and Eastern Europe. A new generation now needs to update the model.
Their different views of 1989 divide Poland’s main parties?
The image of a close Putin-Xi friendship can be deceiving.
As Brexit looms, Scotland’s first minister may get another opportunity to make the case for leaving the United Kingdom.
Sausage-loving Germany is discussing raising taxes on meat.
the climate emergency
Another refugee crisis could be looming. Yet so far the EU has been divided and passive.
michael t. klare
Germany has had some success integrating refugees.
postcard from the new silk road
“Ibizagate” has shaken Austrian politics. But plus ça change…
op-eds on german foreign policy
In politics, Francis Fukuyama was soon proven wrong. In economics, it took Donald Trump.
The internet giants like to present themselves as foreign policy actors on equal footing with nation states. They are not.
words dont come easy
marina watson pelaez
An unlikely government coalition has turned Portugal around.
The UK’s new prime minister steers the country towards a hard Brexit. An early election looms.
jean-baptiste jeangène vilmer
The attempt to meddle with the 2017 French presidential election failed. But it is vital to draw the right conclusions, and prepare.
The international debate about AI ethics has only just begun.
sights and sounds
Berlin is en vogue as a film and television backdrop, but some cliches die hard.
red herring & black swan
Some fear that American withdrawal from Europe would lead to German hegemony. But that’s unlikely.
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