Misguided Euro Skepticism: The Dangerous Nationalism of Europe's Left

Misguided Euro Skepticism The Dangerous Nationalism of Europe's Left

Rather than embracing euroskeptics on the populist right, Europe's leftists should throw their support behind center-left French President Macron's policies to create a stronger eurozone. The alternative is a splintered left and stronger right. An Essay By Michael Sauga more... Comment ]

Brexit Is Dead: A Wave of Anger Crashes over Britain

Brexit Is Dead A Wave of Anger Crashes over Britain

Europe used to have a fearful respect of the Tories. But those days have long since passed. Now, the weakened party may have accidentally killed off Brexit -- a pet project that most party leaders didn't want in the first place. An Editorial by Thomas Hüetlin more... Comment ]


One Man Against Them All: Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Sensation

One Man Against Them All Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Sensation

Even more astonishing than Theresa May's poor showing in this week's British election was the resurrection of Labour -- especially after Jeremy Corbyn's party seemed to do all it could to get badly defeated. By Jörg Schindler in London more... Comment ]

Interview with Jean-Claude Juncker: Europeans 'Must Learn World Affairs'

Interview with Jean-Claude Juncker Europeans 'Must Learn World Affairs'

In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, 62, discusses the EU's growing self-confidence, its differences with President Trump and Brexit negotiations in the wake of an unclear election outcome in Britain. Interview Conducted by Peter Müller and Dirk Kurbjuweit in Brussels more...


The Tin Lady: May's Catastrophic Result Clouds UK's Future

The Tin Lady May's Catastrophic Result Clouds UK's Future

British Prime Minister Theresa May went all in -- and lost almost everything. Following a catastrophic result for the country's Conservatives, the UK is politically paralyzed. And it is unclear what will happen next. By Jörg Schindler  in London more... Comment ]

EU Commissioner Malmström: 'Millions of U.S. Jobs Depend On Trade with EU'

EU Commissioner Malmström 'Millions of U.S. Jobs Depend On Trade with EU'

In an interview, European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström of Sweden discusses the best way of dealing with free trade foe Donald Trump, unfair Chinese business practices and why it will likely take a "number of years" before the EU reaches a deal on future ties with post-Brexit Britain. Interview Conducted by Peter Müller and Christoph Pauly more... Comment ]


Deterrence or Détente: How Can NATO Best Address the Russian Threat?

Deterrence or Détente How Can NATO Best Address the Russian Threat?

With fears growing over potential Russian aggression in Europe, NATO is once again promoting a strategy of deterrence. But is higher military spending in response to the world's crises the right answer? By Konstantin von Hammerstein more... Comment ]

Desperate in Athens: Unaccompanied Migrant Boys in Greece Turn to Prostitution

Desperate in Athens Unaccompanied Migrant Boys in Greece Turn to Prostitution

In Greece, refugees face dire living conditions, limited housing and catastrophically long wait times for their claims. On a square in Athens, unaccompanied boys from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Syria are increasingly pursuing a last-ditch option for survival: prostitution. By Giorgos Christides more... Comment ]


Frenemy in the Making? Merkel Views Macron with Skepticism and Hope

Frenemy in the Making? Merkel Views Macron with Skepticism and Hope

Emmanuel Macron's victory in France has galvanized Germany's Social Democrats. But Merkel, too, is hopeful that the new French president will mark an improvement in Berlin-Paris relations. There are, however, plenty of potential conflicts looming. By Peter Müller, Ralf Neukirch, René Pfister, Michael Sauga and Christoph Schult more... Comment ]