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


How much co-determination can Germany’s foreign policy take?


The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project is in danger of being derailed.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel needs a European solution for the refugee crisis more than ever.


Donald Trump isn’t the only one to question the worth of the transatlantic alliance, but the critics miss what it achieves for the United States.


The German conservatives are floating new ideas to win back populist voters.


Moscow has had an expensive makeover while the regime ossifies.


As Islamist terror attacks reach Germany, Angela Merkel addresses them with her usual pragmatism.


Brexit will require Angela Merkel’s trickiest balancing act yet.


The Warsaw summit re-affirms the role of nuclear deterrence in the alliance.

China’s recent setback might further escalate the confrontation in the South China Sea.


The German chancellor is likely to move lightly to set the EU on a reform path.

Berlin has awoken to the new reality of a European Union without Britain.


Egged on by the populist AfD party, Germany’s chauvinist-xenophobes are becoming ever more uninhibited.


What the EURO 2016 soccer championship tells us about the state Europe is in.


Trying to settle a historical question, Germany’s parliament has provoked new ones.


Digital sovereignty and control of information are central to China’s cyber strategy.


Once a pioneer in gay rights, Germany is losing its progressive reputation.


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues to undermine Israel’s democratic institutions.


There are compelling reasons for the EU to use the OSCE to engage China on security issues of joint concern.


The SPD, Germany’s oldest party traditionally fighting for social justice, is in a bind.