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


There’s a reason Berlin is so reticent about responding to the French president’s European reform proposals.


A series of dramatic votes in the British Parliament could make this the most significant week in the modern history of the United Kingdom.


The former Romanian anti-corruption prosecutor wants to become the EU’s top prosecutor.


With British politics disintegration, a Brexit delay is becoming more likely.


A long-anticipated split in the center-right EPP group now seems imminent.


With Nord Stream 2, Berlin is supporting a project that will hurt its credibility.


On the eve of the Munich Security Conference, the CDU’s new leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer talks foreign policy with BERLIN POLICY JOURANAL.


The Irish Government is engaging in an ambitious expansion of its representation abroad. Just don’t mention Brexit. 


Freedom of navigation is a vital European interest, even in areas where China claims special rights.


Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Fu Ying on the need for cooperation amid great power conflict.


Former Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov warns against destroying the current world order before thinking about what could replace it.


Munich Security Conference (MSC) Chairman Wolfgang Ischinger on his wishes and concerns for 2019.


How a sailing ship came to represent all that’s wrong with Germany’s Bundeswehr.


Reaffirming the Élysée Treaty of 1963, Macron and Merkel missed a chance to demonstrate their common strength.


The EU’s preparations for a no-deal Brexit make for a scary read.


Theresa May’s Brexit deal is dead. Now the only way she can avoid a catastrophic no-deal Brexit is to abandon her red lines, or ask for a deadline extension.


Strong support for central and eastern European leaders will impact the European elections.


For years, Germany has pursued an ambivalent, but lucrative China policy. These times seem to be over.

A look into the engine room of German-French relations.


Ahead of European elections in May, the European People’s Party is facing a major test within its own ranks.