René Wildangel - 15 June 2020
Germany is a safe haven for Syrians for now – but a government decision to lift the ban on sending refugees back to Assad’s Syria would have catastrophic consequences.
Jana Puglierin - 28 April 2020
Berlin has quietly made concessions to new calls for greater solidarity. But back home this consensus may not last forever.
Timothy Garton Ash - 07 April 2020
One member state has become a dictatorship as others spiral into debt. Germany must lead the European Union through the coronavirus crisis
Jana Puglierin - 24 March 2020
German decision-makers must now bear in mind not only their country’s well-being but also that of the entire EU.
René Wildangel - 05 March 2020
Despite its preoccupation with borders, the worldview of the AfD makes no distinction between foreign and domestic policy – and the party is using both to extend its deleterious influence.
Jana Puglierin - 13 February 2020
The grand coalition will continue to be a kind of caretaker government in its lack of a big foreign policy vision.
Gustav Gressel - 19 December 2019
The Tiergarten hitman travelling freely across the Schengen area should prompt reflection in European capitals, and greater demands of Berlin to act. But a pan-European response remains unforthcoming.
Jonathan Hackenbroich - 09 December 2019
Internationalising the euro is no longer the taboo it once was in Germany. Quietly, but indisputably, views in Berlin are starting to shift.
Josef Janning - 27 November 2019
If Europe isn’t what it used to be, this is largely because Germany isn’t what it long wanted to be.
Josef Janning - 08 November 2019
Berlin has turned punching below one’s weight into an art form. This is not good enough, either for Germany or for Europe.
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