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.
Gustav Gressel - 12 June 2020
Russia’s nuclear policy has long been shrouded in secrecy. But a newly published presidential decree on nuclear deterrence clarifies some issues while still leaving ample room for speculation.
Rafael Loss - 30 April 2020
Germany’s nuclear sharing role in NATO is no given – and what political leaders in Berlin do next will have implications for the whole alliance.
Ellie Geranmayeh - 29 April 2020
France, Germany, and the United Kingdom will have to decide whether to support the US cause to extend the UN embargo or oppose it. But neither option is ideal.
Jeremy Shapiro - 14 February 2020
With such a smorgasbord of offerings, most people eat the familiar food and leave the conference pleasantly full of the same ideas that they entered with.
Tara Varma - 07 February 2020
The French president reached out to the rest of Europe on Russia, the transatlantic relationship, and European solidarity.
Anthony Dworkin - 07 January 2020
The drone strike against Soleimani marks a novel shift in targeted killing, dangerous to the global order.
Gustav Gressel - 04 December 2019
Partisan argument in Washington is helping undermine the Open Skies Treaty. The US could lose one of the most useful instruments in its relations with Russia.
Nick Witney - 02 December 2019
NATO leaders should put the US security guarantee at the heart of this week’s summit. The fractious meeting that results could even be a good thing for Europe.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 12 November 2019
Macron’s and AKK’s distinct styles obscure a core agreement: threats to the transatlantic relationship mean that European countries must finally stand up and defend themselves.
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