With the parties in Angela Merkel’s coalition government in deep disarray, change is afoot in Germany.
Appointing the EU’s presidents may involve a protracted fight between countries, political groups, and EU institutions.
Germany’s Greens came to be the big winners of the European elections—by cornering the young vote.
Why Germany might end up getting the presidency of the ECB instead of the European Commission.
Angela Merkel has said her government will look at ways to make Germany carbon neutral by 2050. Does this mark the return of the “Climate Chancellor”?
Germany refuses to think strategically about itself, Europe, or the world. This carries a high price.
Following years of German inaction, a government commission has drawn up a timetable for phasing out coal. But Angela Merkel’s record on climate has …
Reaffirming the Élysée Treaty of 1963, Macron and Merkel missed a chance to demonstrate their common strength.
With Chancellor Angela Merkel leaving the world of politics by 2021, Germany has a rare opportunity to renew its aging national security structures. It …
On Brexit, stances are hardening in Berlin and Brussels.
The first part of Angela Merkel’s phased departure from power has worked out as planned. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer’s road to the chancellery, however, will be more difficult.
Friedrich Merz, out of politics for almost a decade, could become Germany’s new strong man—so who is he, and what does he want?
The German chancellor indicated to the European Parliament she will push for a shift away from decades of Atlanticist foreign policy.
Angela Merkel leaving the international stage may be bad news for quick EU reform. In the long run, however, her successor will likely turn into at least as good a European.
In her reelection campaign in 2017, Angela Merkel made a strategic error by not putting EU reform on her agenda. She is now paying …
After 13 years in power, Angela Merkel’s authority is crumbling.