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

Death in the Himalayas
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Death in the Himalayas

The Master of Reinvention
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The Master of Reinvention

Belarus Primed to Break Free
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Belarus Primed to Break Free

Digital Natives versus Security Hardliners
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Digital Natives versus Security Hardliners


Don’t read too much into Angela Merkel’s proposal for a burqa ban.


Barack Obama, Donald Trump, and the future of German-American relations.


The dire situation in Greece and turmoil in Turkey are making the current refugee deal unsustainable.


Europe’s social democrats, the SPD in particular, need the courage of their convictions.


The next US president could spell the end of the liberal international order.


No one expected shale producers to survive extended low oil prices, but they have. The next act could prove even more destabilizing.


How the EU, Russia, and China can protect the Iran nuclear deal.

President-elect Donald Trump has suggested alarming changes to American trade policy.


Assertive rhetoric about European security autonomy rings hollow.


President-elect Trump’s relationship with Putin is likely to run into obstacles.


As his last bow in Europe, Barack Obama passionately defended Western values with “his closest ally,” Angela Merkel.


Will France fall to the West’s populist surge, too?

Germany awakes to the reality of a Trump presidency.


A pop-up “Damascus Goethe Institute in Exile” is fostering exchanges in Berlin.


The British High Court ruling in support of parliamentary sovereignty is giving Theresa May’s government a headache or two.


Angela Merkel is likely to continue as Germany’s chancellor.


The CETA debacle points to a hard Brexit.


Germany’s infrastructure is endangered by both politics and bureaucracy.

Why the “old continent” will miss Barack Obama.


Changing the dynamic between NATO and Russia will be essential to preserving European security.