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.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 07 February 2018
The grand coalition treaty is strongly pro-European in tone, but the devil is in the details – and it could yet be rejected by SPD members.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 07 December 2017
A new poll shows that the German public is increasingly concerned with security, but is dismissive of its American security guarantor and unwilling to pay more to help Europe replace it.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 17 November 2017
Criticisms of PESCO could equally be applied to Germany’s broader security and defence policy.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 21 September 2017
All you need to know to follow the German election unfold on Sunday night
Ulrike Esther Franke - 08 September 2017
The televised debates sum up Germany's election campaign perfectly: they have been strangely devoid of proposals, and filled with reactiveness.
Ulrike Esther Franke & Mark Leonard - 03 May 2017
Donald Trump's government is increasingly taking aim at Germany – it is time for Berlin to acknowledge the potential danger.
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