Regional victories show how German Christian Democrats and Social Democrats must engage with citizens if they want to weaken the appeal of the AfD before it’s too late.
The proposed sanctions goal of protecting Europe from Russian energy blackmail is based on an obsolete understanding of energy markets.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Four years ago, the AfD had seemed to fade from the political picture. Its recent rise has stopped for now, but Germany is not immune to far-right politics.
Germany takes a clear and unambiguous stance on strong encryption as a fundamental element for the protection of government networks, the economy, and German citizens.
Berlin’s consistent calls to protect multilateralism in the wake of President Donald Trump’s verbal attacks on the post-1945 institutions often ring hollow.
Should the EU seek to become a more unified geopolitical bloc to better compete against other powers?
The German chancellor discarded caution, discarded her notes, and discarded diplomatic niceties.
Berlin’s security concerns over Salafi extremism in Germany could easily reignite latent tensions with Riyadh.
Berlin and Paris are no longer providing the leadership Europe urgently needs to adapt to global, geostrategic shifts.