Whoever wins the election, the next German government must approach climate action more systematically and in a more sustained fashion
What do European citizens expect from Germany’s next government, after 16 years of Angela Merkel? With little over a week to go until the elections, join a panel of pundits to analyse ECFR’s latest survey of attitudes of 16,000 citizens across 12 EU countries
Recent environmental disasters could sway the result of this month’s election – but no party has yet seized the moment
How deep are the divides between the SPD’s foreign policy and that of the parties they’re running against?
Berlin will only harm itself and others if it continues to snub Washington’s entreaties to rebuild the transatlantic alliance
New polling shows that German citizens have begun to sour on the European project. If German politicians do not revise how they talk about Europe, this change could have disastrous consequences.
The German Greens’ positions on the Western Balkans check all the right boxes. The challenge will be to translate these positions into a bold policy on the region.
To engage more confidently with a world that is changing, outward-looking Germans need to shape a progressive new national identity before it is defined by the forces of isolation and exclusion
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