European Strategy

Scorecard 2015: The view from Sofia

Bulgaria took few foreign policy initiatives in 2014 because of internal troubles, but the country made one tough decision in abandoning the South Stream pipeline project

Germany leads Europe: Jettisoning the status quo

The German question has emerged again, but this time, the answer will depend on whether Germany is willing to embrace its role as an agent of change

How Berlin contributed to Tsipras’s victory

Germany should have offered debt relief to Greece when it had the chance, and the consequences of its mistake could be serious for Europe

Germany then and now

Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany needs to think about its way of exercising power within the EU – and what it hopes to achieve