European Power

Germany’s Foreign Ministry reinvents itself

Steinmeier’s review process has come up with a range of prescriptions for the German foreign ministry, and the far-reaching reform envisioned could transform German diplomacy

In the name of Europe

The EU needs a strategy which links its values and its interests

Gabriel’s new course on arms sales

Gabriel has reinserted the needs of a values-based foreign policy into the debate on European arms sales, which could make him a key stakeholder in EU foreign policy

“Over and over again”

The extension of the eurozone’s assistance programme for Greece dominates the European debate in Germany and links eurozone politics to the future of Europe. 

More union in European defence

In a world of unprecedented change, Europeans need a global plan if they are to ensure their children’s security and prosperity