Greece’s new Syriza government may alarm Brussels, but there is more behind Greece’s affinity for Russia than can be explained by party alliances alone – as polls have shown, keeping Athens in line on Russia policy may be trickier than expected.
After 13 years in power, Angela Merkel’s authority is […]
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+++ Jana Puglierin argues that the German defense debate is backsliding; Bastian Giegerich highlights the Bundeswehr’s three primary needs: will, money, and patience; foreign missions have improved Germany as a military partner, writes Carlo Masala; Matthew Tempest profiles Britain’s new foreign and Brexit secretaries, Jeremy Hunt and Dominic Raab respectively; Derek Scally explains the meaning of “Schwesterpartei” (Words Don’t Come Easy); Ulrike Franke on Germany and drones; and much more +++