Timothy Garton Ash is wrong: Insisting that EU rules be followed on Brexit is neither an act of stubbornness nor a matter of vindictiveness. It is a matter of European statecraft.
There are signs of the beginning of a reset in German relations with Russia. But serious impediments to a pragmatic relationship remain.
German fiscal bliss: Debt to GDP ratio can fall to 60% this year.
Reflections on how to Make Turkey Great Again.
A German as head of the European Commission? If this is unstoppable, leave the German man who is lined up for the post in Berlin. Instead, send a powerful German woman to Brussels.
Why it is in Germany’s own self-interest to take Donald Trump’s policy impulses on trade and defense seriously.
It may take a further rise in Italian bond yields to remind the populist government’s leaders in Rome that their room for maneuver to operate with more debt is very limited.
A deep Turkish recession could lead to more migrants leaving Turkey for the EU. Currently more than three million Syrian refugees are living in Turkey.
Additional designations of Erdogan’s cronies would hurt the Turkish strongman’s warchest.