When it comes to Iran sanctions, the EU must satisfy Trump’s demands. Access to the U.S. financial system hangs in the balance.
In part one of our two-part Olympics series, print editor Sarah Wildman calls up two historians to ask what we can learn from past games ahead of the kick off in South Korea on February 9.
Social democrats have committed to a partnership with Angela Merkel that exposes their greatest vulnerability.
Western democracies that were once reliable defenders of human rights have been consumed by a nativist backlash, leaving an open field for dictators and demagogues.
A far-right party has entered German parliament, with uncertain consequences for the country’s democracy.
How to learn to stop worrying and love the EU’s new security and defense agreement.
Lisbon got its economy back on track by ditching austerity, and now Berlin is eating crow.
Syria’s war isn’t over, but a growing number of German policymakers are trying to revoke asylum and send Syrians back home — against their will, if necessary.
A brief survey of the German conservatives already jockeying to replace their matriarch.
It’s going to be a while before Europe’s most powerful country has a stable government – and Angela Merkel probably won't be leading it.
Angela Merkel hasn’t come close to earning her reputation for leadership on climate change.
Both men were insecure and undisciplined — and in charge of governments in thrall to the military.