There are signs of the beginning of a reset in German relations with Russia. But serious impediments to a pragmatic relationship remain.
Mercury or Mars? What separates Germany and the United States.
How two reluctant, yet pivotal powers adjust to a pluralistic and less Western world order.
Even if the West can reunite on a post-Cold War basis, will it be able to steer the global system in a Western-oriented direction?
If there is a West, can it continue to provide a system of international order? And if not, what will be its role in a post-western system?