The reaction to the appointment of Jennifer Morgan as a German deputy foreign minister betrays a lot of provincialism in Germany’s political culture.
The Biden administration is greatly irritated by the SPD’s submissive stance on Russia.
Sergio Mattarella stays on as president, Mario Draghi remains prime minister. For Italy and Europe, this is the least bad outcome of Italy’s presidential election.
If and when Rishi Sunak becomes Britain’s next Prime Minister, Europe would see its first leader of Indian parents.
To prevent a Russian invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. and NATO can’t rely on sanctions alone. History offers a clear message on appeasement.
How Eric Zemmour, a right-wing candidate for president in France, abuses the legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven for electoral purposes.
Putin is keen on inciting “hybrid attacks” against the West to de-stabilize it. He may well end up inadvertently stabilizing it.
All wars are hybrid, but war — and the notion of hybrid — have changed.
Stephan Richter spoke to Marketplace’s David Brancaccio about the issues Germany’s new chancellor Olaf Scholz will face in office.