Ludger Kühnhardt

Ludger Kühnhardt is director of the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI) at the University of Bonn, Germany.

Managing the Forces of European Populism

Voters must stop expecting easy solutions from politicians. And politicians must stop pretending they have them.

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The World’s New Thirty Years War

How to shape a coherent long-term Western strategy for the age of new global violence.

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Not Cold War II, But Toward World War III?

Putin is not the only problematic character on the global stage.

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Ukraine: Survival as a Human Right

Ahead of a decisive winter, Ukraine faces a difficult battle without strong support from the West.

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The Achilles Heel of the West

Tolerance is no purpose in itself, but a precondition for reconciling truth and liberty.

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The Atlantic Civilization and Its Enemies

Squeezed between a self-destructive Russia and Arab world, Western nations need to focus on their roots.

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Africa as a Global Test Case

Has the time for a new global approach to Africa finally arrived?

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Counterpoint: Germany’s Exit from History?

Is Germany burying its head in the sand when confronted with the headwinds of the real world?

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A Call for the United States to Rediscover Its Ideals

What can George Washington and Elvis Presley teach U.S. policymakers about the value of modesty as a tool of powerful multilateralism?

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