European leaders face a stark choice: they can go their own way at the risk of destroying the EU, or they can pull together to restore the bloc’s ambition and confidence.
The outcome of the German capital’s election doesn’t mean the end of the Merkel era. What the result shows is the miserable quality of the established political parties.
A far-right, anti-immigrant party is eroding support for Germany’s conservatives, with consequences for their leader, Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Germany’s governing coalition is fraying at a time when Europe needs strong and united leadership from Berlin.
Germany’s role in Europe risks being distracted by a string of important regional elections that will set the tone for next year’s federal poll.
Both Paris and Berlin are keen to boost the EU’s military role in the world. But their different strategic cultures may hinder the creation of a stronger EU defense.
Germany’s defense ministry has published an ambitious and critical assessment of the country’s armed forces and their role in international security.
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.
A recent article by Germany’s foreign minister sidesteps the key foreign policy questions to which Berlin’s allies are looking for answers.
Besides its immense symbolic importance for Poland, the 2016 NATO summit in Warsaw is also about Germany’s increasing role in the alliance.