• Strategic Europe

    Germany After Brexit

    Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union will have a profound effect on the bloc’s realignment, starting with Germany.

    • Strategic Europe

    A Franco-German Defense Deal for Europe

    Together, France and Germany can live up to the daunting responsibility of coordinating their growing defense budgets in a way that benefits Europe.

    • Strategic Europe

    Merkel Goes to Washington

    When she meets the U.S. president, the German chancellor will have the awesome task of defending Germany, Europe, and the Western liberal order.

    • Strategic Europe

    An EU Nuclear Deterrent Won’t Serve Western Interests

    Talk of a European nuclear deterrent might be welcome in Washington, but such a scheme would do very little to help Europe tackle the biggest challenges it faces.

    • Strategic Europe

    Peak Populism, Perhaps

    • Peter Kellner
    • March 06, 2017

    Since Donald Trump was elected U.S. president in November 2016, reality has gained ground in the battle against populism.

    • Op-Ed

    Germany’s Election Is Starting to Get Exciting

    Despite his high ratings, it’s not certain that the Social Democratic Party candidate for chancellor, Martin Schulz, will be victorious in Germany’s 2017 federal election.

    • Strategic Europe

    Don’t Write Off the EU

    The success of populist movements across Europe is not inevitable, despite Britain’s vote to leave the EU and the election of U.S. President Donald Trump.

    • Strategic Europe

    Muddling Through European Defense

    European governments have had enough of U.S. haranguing but still have different views about defense and security.

    • Strategic Europe

    Germany: The (Not So) Timid Leader

    Slowly, Germany is taking on more responsibility in security and defense as Europe faces major internal and external threats.

    • Strategic Europe

    Trump Awakens Old German Fears

    Angela Merkel and other European leaders should act fast to counter Donald Trump’s attempts to encourage the EU’s disintegration.

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    Cornelius Adebahr
    Nonresident Fellow
    Carnegie Europe
    Adebahr is a nonresident fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on European foreign policy.
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    Judy Dempsey
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Carnegie Europe
    Editor in chief
    Strategic Europe
    Dempsey is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.
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    Stefan Lehne
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe
    Lehne is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the post–Lisbon Treaty development of the European Union’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on relations between the EU and member states.

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