Almut Möller - 15 May 2018
Emmanuel Macron both lay down a gauntlet and held out a hand to Angela Merkel in Aachen. But the chancellor seized neither.
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
Ulrike Esther Franke - 23 April 2018
Retaining what they have is largely enough for millennials – despite the fact that the majority feels that the EU is not on the right path.
Gustav Gressel - 27 March 2018
Scepticism about Germany’s willingness to confront a revisionist Russia in 2014 has vanished. But there is new disappointment that the German diplomatic leadership has no military equivalent.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 14 March 2018
Germany’s aversion to political vision used to be a blessing. Now it’s becoming a curse.
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.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 20 February 2018
The world is in need of leadership on the global stage – but in Munich, no leaders were in sight.
Piotr Buras - 15 February 2018
A Visegrad alliance remains distant for now, but EU must address rising resentment about economic liberalisation in central and eastern Europe.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 07 February 2018
The grand coalition treaty is strongly pro-European in tone, but the devil is in the details – and it could yet be rejected by SPD members.
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