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.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 15 February 2019
Troubles back home, not international affairs, will dominate Europe’s top security meetup.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 03 December 2018
The European army concept is ambiguous - what do European leaders actually want to achieve?
Ulrike Esther Franke - 22 November 2018
Making it harder to attribute an attack to a perpetrator will have repercussions beyond non-state use
Ulrike Esther Franke - 21 September 2018
Beyond its borders, few agree that Germany has much to feel satisfied about when it comes to matching its actions to its leaders’ rhetoric.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 05 September 2018
Germany – and all Europeans – need to get on with agreeing not only the technical rules around lethal autonomous weapons, but also whether we really want to delegate decisions over life and death to machines
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.
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.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 14 March 2018
Germany’s aversion to political vision used to be a blessing. Now it’s becoming a curse.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 20 February 2018
The world is in need of leadership on the global stage – but in Munich, no leaders were in sight.
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