Josef Janning - 20 June 2018
Angela Merkel is in a race against time to fulfil a pledge for a new Europe-wide migration policy if she is to keep her conservative coalition together
Almut Möller - 15 June 2018
European politicians have made an abundance of normative speeches on Europe, but few on the politics of cooperation. German leaders’ recent interventions hint at a turning point in this trend.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 07 June 2018
German politicians struggle to endorse Emmanuel Macron’s proposal for a “European Intervention Initiative” not least because the term intervention sounds misleading in German.
Josef Janning - 07 June 2018
Angela Merkel finally responds to Emmanuel Macron’s Europe reform plans – but through the pages of a newspaper, and in only the most guarded of terms.
Jonathan Hackenbroich - 30 May 2018
Germany could put some heft into defending the liberal international order. Yet it still declines to do so.
George Soros - 29 May 2018
Keynote speech at ECFR's Annual Council Meeting in Paris 29 May. 2018. Check against delivery.
Vessela Tcherneva - 18 May 2018
The West is more and more divided and global strategic interests are diverging. The impact of the US President on views and transatlantic trust is significant.
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
Ellie Geranmayeh - 02 May 2018
European leaders have been assiduous in lobbying Washington on the nuclear deal. But Europe must step up its diplomacy to ensure it does not lose Tehran in the process
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