Category Archives: Opinion

Opinion: With Emmanuel Macron, the EU still has a chance

In his acceptance speech for the Charlemagne Prize, French President Emmanuel Macron urged the European Union to make reforms. We cannot lose any more time in implementing them, says DW’s Bernd Riegert. Continue reading

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Opinion: Trump’s Iran nuclear deal exit dangerous for the world

Donald Trump’s Iran nuclear deal withdrawal is his most pernicious foreign policy decision yet and a huge blow for trans-Atlantic ties. It also raises the stakes for another looming nuclear showdown, says Michael Knigge. Continue reading

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Opinion: Trump’s Iran nuclear deal exit dangerous for the world

Donald Trump’s Iran nuclear deal withdrawal is his most pernicious foreign policy decision yet and a huge blow for trans-Atlantic ties. It also raises the stakes for another looming nuclear showdown, says Michael Knigge. Continue reading

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Opinion: Trump’s Iran nuclear deal exit dangerous for the world

Donald Trump’s Iran nuclear deal withdrawal is his most pernicious foreign policy decision yet and a huge blow for trans-Atlantic ties. It also raises the stakes for another looming nuclear showdown, says Michael Knigge. Continue reading

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Opinion: Trump’s Iran nuclear deal exit dangerous for the world

Donald Trump’s Iran nuclear deal withdrawal is his most pernicious foreign policy decision yet and a huge blow for trans-Atlantic ties. It also raises the stakes for another looming nuclear showdown, says Michael Knigge. Continue reading

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Opinion: Italy’s uncertain political future

On Monday, Italy’s parties will once again try to form a coalition government. The outcome is unclear, but a stable interim government could serve the country better than if populists take over, says Bernd Riegert. Continue reading

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My Europe: Will the EU’s budget be used to enforce values?

The EU’s draft budget has been seen in the Visegrad countries as a perversion of fundamental European principles. And yet, Boris Kalnoky believes, people in Central and Eastern Europe have remained remarkably calm. Continue reading

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Opinion: Foreign Minister Heiko Maas prioritizes German-African relations

Germany’s new top diplomat showed himself to be a reliable partner during his inaugural visit to Africa. Now all that is needed is a meaningful policy on Africa, says Ludger Schadomsky. Continue reading

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Opinion: Corruption charges have Council of Europe teetering on the brink of irrelevance

When individual council members would rather illegally accept money and gifts instead of fighting corruption, then there’s no need for the Council of Europe anymore, says DW’s Max Hofmann. Continue reading

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Opinion: Emmanuel Macron and his European woes

One year into his term, French President Emmanuel Macron has set out to reform his country and the EU. Now he’s learning that progress in Europe moves at a snail’s pace, says DW’s Barbara Wesel. Continue reading

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