Roderich Kiesewetter - 15 October 2020
Recent events show that Moscow does not take Berlin seriously when it acts alone. Germany must coordinate its actions at the European level and find common responses to Russia’s behaviour.
Claire Busse & Rafael Loss - 14 October 2020
The Greens’ drive and plans will be essential if Germany is to regain a leadership role on European climate policy.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 10 August 2020
It is ill-advised for Germany to be complacent on common European defence – especially at a moment when the country holds the presidency of the Council of the EU.
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.
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