The next German government needs a long overdue policy for Europe’s future. That means supporting French President Emmanuel Macron.
France is committed to taking on more responsibility for the defense of Europe without alienating or competing with NATO.
European governments will need to take a big leap of faith to embrace a defense doctrine led by France.
Berlin and Paris need to quickly assess whether they share a common vision for Europe and its place in the new world order.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Giving citizens a say on Europe’s future could help the EU address multiple problems—as long as governments are willing to accept ideas that fall outside their standard templates for reform.
Could the creation of a common defense project help Europe move toward deeper economic integration?
All eyes are on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to show the way to a rejuvenated Europe.
While Britain’s prime minister ushers in the decline of London’s influence in the world, France’s president seeks reforms that will reassert Paris’s role in the EU.
The German and French leaders begin looking at Europe’s future relationships with the United States and Russia.