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.
The German and French leaders begin looking at Europe’s future relationships with the United States and Russia.
Some German officials seem to be relying on fallacious arguments as a convenient excuse to avoid meeting defense spending commitments.
Germany’s Social Democrats and Greens are at a loss over how to woo voters to stop Chancellor Angela Merkel from winning a fourth term in September.
Despite big differences over economic policy, Europe’s two most important leaders need each other more than ever before.
To increase its power in Europe and lessen German dominance, France needs to change itself and build a real European political union to underpin the euro.
Israel’s prime minister is doing neither himself nor his country any favors in refusing to meet the German foreign minister.
Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union will have a profound effect on the bloc’s realignment, starting with Germany.
Together, France and Germany can live up to the daunting responsibility of coordinating their growing defense budgets in a way that benefits Europe.
When she meets the U.S. president, the German chancellor will have the awesome task of defending Germany, Europe, and the Western liberal order.