Memo to Obama, Merkel, and the rest: This world of power, politics and terror is not run by 'gentlemen.'
History shows that every economic miracle eventually loses its magic. How much longer can China sustain such astounding growth?
Im Namen der Sicherheit sammeln die NSA und andere Dienste alle Daten, die sie bekommen können. Nur die Parlamente können ihre Maßlosigkeit bremsen. Es ist höchste Zeit.
A bomb-and-run attack against Assad would salve the West's guilty conscience but leave the country still engulfed in civil war.
Josef Joffe, spécialiste allemand des relations internationales, pointe les faiblesses de l'Hexagone.
Rebalancing U.S. forces is inevitable ? and a threat to world stability
President Obama, one year on
Why Europeans Lose Faith and Americans Keep Praying
As others see us
Stay to Win
Why Force Doesn't Buy Order
A little self-interest never hurts a military effort
As Germany`s Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer vociferously defends the very policie he once denouncend, infuriating the fundamentalits in his own Green Party
What makes a city great? According to Josef Joffe, the leading German commentator, it needs hungry outsiders struggling to become insiders. This explains why Berlin will never again a great city, even when it becomes the capital...
Answers from Europe are all over the map
If Europe cannot agree on the small issues of defence and foreign policy, how can it do so on the big ones, such as the use of miltary force?