Angela Merkel’s decision to step aside as party leader and not run again as chancellor in 2021 may have surprising consequences.
Germany’s center-right coalition is now on autopilot, with few prospects of any initiatives or ideas for Europe.
The EU’s most important leaders are hobbled by domestic crises, leaving the bloc almost rudderless to deal with major foreign and security policy issues.
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.
Germany, the EU, and Turkey have a lot at stake in current economic, humanitarian, and rule-of-law crisis. Berlin wants to help, but not at any price.
Demonstrations in the Eastern German city of Chemnitz reflect the complexity of the refugee and anti-foreigner debate.
The Trump administration’s sanctions on Turkey just might be the catalyst to shift Europe’s relations with Ankara.
Europe has concerns about China’s trade policies. But the two countries may want to unite for a more rules based global trade system.
President Trump’s hectoring of NATO and Germany could prove counterproductive—or the opposite.
A late-night and last-ditch compromise over Germany’s refugee policy leaves Angela Merkel—and Europe—weaker.