Germany’s main political parties have no new ideas about the country’s role in Europe and don’t even debate reforms at home.
Be it the German election, Brexit, Italy’s financial woes, Poland’s political troubles, or digitization, the fall will bring no respite for European leaders.
Germany has become a key target of Russia’s attempts to influence decisionmakers and agitate populations in the West. Berlin should take steps to deal with these threats.
Berlin’s framework nations concept is the centerpiece of a new interlinked European system of defense that binds Germany to its core.
Could the creation of a common defense project help Europe move toward deeper economic integration?
Berlin’s twin surplus threatens its global credibility. Germany should undertake a major tax reform that satisfies both the country’s critics and its defenders.
Germany and the UK are likely to remain dependent on U.S. defense, because the alternatives are currently too daunting for Berlin and London.
The 2017 G20 Hamburg summit could be the setting for a major duel between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump.
All eyes are on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to show the way to a rejuvenated Europe.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s refusal to abandon the controversial Nord Stream pipeline is puzzling for several reasons.