Scholz and Baerbock don’t dare to critizise EU and Nato, let alone the US
In his book “Machtverfall” (“Power Decay”), German journalist Robin Alexander describes the end of the Merkel era in Berlin. It reads like a thriller –…
US President Joe Biden has denied any responsibility for the debacle in Afghanistan. Behind this is a new US great power policy that cares little for t…
There were an unusually large number of demonstrations in EUropa last weekend – sometimes for the rights of gays, lesbians and other LGBT people, somet…
What happend? For some inexplicable reason, EU foreign policy makers are suddenly sounding the alarm. China is accused of hacking attacks, Russia is sa…
The EU climate package is not convincing
What a week! It shook up European politics and showed how divided the EU is. It began with new harshness: the foreign ministers launched economic sanct…
Finally, the German conservatives (CDU/CSU) have presented an election manifesto. Armin Laschet, the candidate for chancellor, promises a resolute “bus…
Merkel and Macron are pushing for a meeting with Putin
Nato after the Biden summit
US President Biden has travelled to Europe. It is his first trip abroad. After the G-7 in Cornwall, it will also take him to the EU in Brussels. But EU…
The US sanctions against Russia are not as harmless as they seem. They target the market for Russian government bonds – and could be extended to Europe…