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Even if Trump doesn’t win in November, the fundamentals remain the same. Europe remains entirely dependent…

Why Germany’s Scholz is bowing to the Chinese dragon

“It’s as if the German economy is paralyzed,” said Timo Wollmerhäuser, an economist with the Munich-based…

We’re in a war right now, Britain’s former spy chief warns

With Russia shifting to a war economy and allocating nearly 30 percent of its annual budget…

Draghi should lead the European Council

More interesting than the Commission, however, is who EU leaders will choose to run the European…

How Germany is learning to love its army

Still, at the time of reunification in 1990, defense spending was a healthy 2.5 percent of…

Can anyone stop Britain’s Tories going full Trump?

Who’s left? With an election looming, none of the One Nation members’ preferred candidates have indicated…

Ursula von der Leyen announces bid for 2nd term

On a range of sensitive topics, from her support to Israel in its war against Hamas…

The Middle East headache for Munich Security Conference boss Christoph Heusgen

As the largest member of the European Union, Germany’s stance carries weight in Brussels. And Berlin…

Germany’s rude political awakening

Germans have long considered the blandness of their politics to be a virtue. Chancellor Olaf Scholz,…

2024: What the stars have in store for world leaders  

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Nerdy political scientists, pompous think…