Almut Möller - 29 June 2018
Take a look at the German party system – including the AfD’s role as largest opposition party – to understand the faultlines running under the chatter about Merkel.
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.
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.
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