A bimonthly magazine on international affairs, edited in Germany's capital


While the government and Chancellor Angela Merkel are taking their summer break, a debate over military service has dominated Germany’s headlines.


Bavaria’s ruling Christian Social Union (CSU) has unveiled new centralized migrant facilities it hopes will expedite the asylum process—and salvage its chances in a looming state poll.


Trump’s provocations and bullying grab the headlines. But there are also structural factors causing transatlantic tension.


Washington’s trade war with China continues to escalate. The tit-for-tat row has forced Washington’s traditional partners to seek new alliances, says GIGA president Amrita Narlikar.


According to insiders, Donald Trump threatened to pull the US out of NATO at a testy Brussels summit. The alliance is on shakier ground than ever before.


As the German government goes on summer break, many of the country’s most pressing issues have been neglected due to the row over migration. …


The US-Europe partnership living in a powder keg, and many fear that at the NATO summit in Brussels next week, Donald Trump will light a match.


The German chancellor staved off a government collapse with an eleventh-hour deal to save her conservative bloc. But Angela Merkel’s power is waning.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Bavarian interior minister Horst Seehofer have reached a deal. But this migration fight isn’t over, not in Germany and not in the EU.


With this victory, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will assume extensive presidential powers—but the Turkish opposition still has something to build on.


Germany’s government has endorsed imports of liquid natural gas for the first time—but not because of Russia and Nord Stream 2.


Idlib threatens to be the next big flare-up in Syria’s civil war. Germany can play a decisive role in preventing a tragedy.


The German chancellor has great tactical skills. But that’s not enough anymore to fend off populism and move Europe forward.


Recent agreement in a long-running naming dispute between Greece and Macedonia has been hailed as a breakthrough. But nomenclature aside, not all is well in the Balkans.


Three years after the peak of the refugee crisis, a simmering conflict over migration policy with Angela Merkel’s Bavarian sister party has turned into open warfare.


Germany’s foreign minister delivered a much-anticipated speech on Europe this week. His answer to America first? Europe United.


Italy’s new government will confront the EU, but fears about a euro exit are overblown. The EU needs to work with Rome to keep …


Spain’s new government is facing a host of challenges.


In her first-ever appearance in a Bundestag question-and-answer session, Angela Merkel didn’t break a sweat.


There is a lot to unpack from the German chancellor’s recent interview.