Europe can abandon its ambitions as a global player until Germany breaks out of its comfort zone.
U.S. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal should propel Europeans to stand their ground and mark the beginning of a more independent role for Europe in the world.
Policy watchers have to understand that their traditional methods of analysis do not count anymore. Whatever the issue, the U.S. president’s response is: me.
Upcoming elections in Turkey will determine whether democracy in the country can rebound or will be replaced by one-man rule.
The gap between U.S. and EU views on Ukraine is hindering an effective Western strategy to end the war in the country’s eastern region.
Busy citizens will not engage with European politics unless they have a good chance of being heard. The EU must provide tangible and high-profile initiatives to bridge this divide.
Expectations have been building for the new government in Berlin to take the lead in defining the EU’s role in a shifting global order and to relaunch the integration process.
The EU is fighting to keep the Irish border open under any Brexit deal.
Berlin isn’t in delivery mode. German hesitancy is becoming one of Europe’s biggest liabilities and could derail Macron’s bold plans for a stronger Europe.
The international order has never been tidy or complete, always having lands with contested sovereignty. Yet the breakdown of empires is the most common catalyst for producing new aspirant states.