Josef Janning - 03 May 2018
Trips to Washington by the French and German leaders made barely a dent in Trump’s attitude towards his own close allies
Josef Janning - 04 April 2018
A convincing victory for Victor Orban will reinforce the Hungarian veto role in the EU. However, the country has only marginal influence beyond its neighbourhood on EU policies.
Josef Janning - 09 March 2018
The Italian election leaves Macron and Merkel short of partners for ambitious EU reform.
Josef Janning - 02 March 2018
With elections approaching, the fact that Italy’s EU cohesion profile is approaching Britain’s is cause for grave concern across Europe.
Josef Janning - 17 January 2018
The days of a towering role for Germany in Europe seem behind us.
Josef Janning - 12 January 2018
Postwar German foreign policy is based on cooperation, rules and trust, not power, interest and threat. But with crises from Iran to North Korea likely to be play out the old-fashioned way, that approach looks naive.
Josef Janning - 21 November 2017
The standstill in German governance will likely amplify political fragmentation in the EU.
Josef Janning - 08 November 2017
The indications are this new German government will struggle to take advantage of the foreign policy opportunities presented by this election.
Josef Janning - 09 October 2017
Josef Janning - 01 September 2017
Holding on to Merkel seems motivated by the wish to preserve the status quo.
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