President Trump’s hectoring of NATO and Germany could prove counterproductive—or the opposite.
A late-night and last-ditch compromise over Germany’s refugee policy leaves Angela Merkel—and Europe—weaker.
Europe’s security, foreign, and defense policies will go nowhere without tackling the refugee and asylum crises.
Paris and Berlin have diametrically opposed views about what the future of the EU should look like.It is hard to see how both views can be reconciled.
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.
Germany holds the key to European unity. All the more reason for EU member states to close ranks around Chancellor Angela Merkel.
As President Trump continues to disregard European concerns, Germany feels the need to cultivate better relations with China, with an understanding of the pitfalls and limitations of working with Beijing.
Europe can abandon its ambitions as a global player until Germany breaks out of its comfort zone.
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.
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.