Europe needs to make clear proposals to the U.S. in its Indo-Pacific strategy to set a common approach to China.
Reflections on the need to guard against the false prophets of making hay out of the current situation by effectively doing China’s bidding inside Europe, especially inside Germany.
One does not need to be a hardliner on China, just a global realist, to see that there is a vast gap between Xi’s rhetoric and reality.
North Stream 2: Is the gas pipeline’s completion really mandated by history, as the German President has claimed?
As much as the current German government would wish otherwise, the North Stream 2 pipeline controversy continues to threaten European unity as well as transatlantic solidarity.
Faced with the Biden administration, Germany must finally come to terms with its geostrategic obligations and commitments.
In Syria, the U.S. government has to do much more than pressure Russia.
Reflections on Merkel’s curious mixture of profound ethics paired with high-handedness and naiveté.