A late-night and last-ditch compromise over Germany’s refugee policy leaves Angela Merkel—and Europe—weaker.
EU leaders agreed on proposals for its ongoing migration challenges, which will restore a degree of stability to Berlin and give Merkel breathing room.
The U.S. strategy in the Indo-Pacific is still evolving. By engaging now, European countries would have the opportunity to shape it.
Europe’s security, foreign, and defense policies will go nowhere without tackling the refugee and asylum crises.
Paris and Berlin have diametrically opposed views about what the future of the EU should look like.It is hard to see how both views can be reconciled.
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.
Trump’s behavior has not wholly damaged U.S. credibility — yet. But over time, his unilateral volatility threatens to become the dominant narrative about the U.S., eclipsing past values and leadership.
The prospect of growing U.S. isolation did not discourage President Trump from pushing his unilateral trade agenda at the G7 summit. This divisive approach is severing the unity that for decades tied together the multilateral economic system.
Germany holds the key to European unity. All the more reason for EU member states to close ranks around Chancellor Angela Merkel.
As President Trump continues to disregard European concerns, Germany feels the need to cultivate better relations with China, with an understanding of the pitfalls and limitations of working with Beijing.