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Jeremy Cliffe is International Editor of the New Statesman.
In Germany, and across the West, attackers are motivated by tropes of white genocide, elite conspiracies, and Jewish or Muslim plots.
The former New York mayor would resurrect a failed policy settlement and merely fiddle with the symptoms of inequality.
The presence of the foreign policy expert in the contest will bring a new worldliness to the country’s political debates.
An early “Merxit” in 2020 is becoming, if not probable, at least thinkable.
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has resigned as CDU leader, destroying the chancellor’s carefully laid succession plan.
For the first time, a German state premier has been elected with votes from the xenophobic AfD.
The communist country is fundamentally lonely, inflexible and led by a coercive state.
Those committed to the European project must avoid the pitfalls that led to Brexit.
Dragged out by the English, Britain is leaving the European Union. Is the multinational state set for a long period of decline, or will it be able to find peace with itself – and with the rest of Europe?
Heads are scratched, hands are wrung, technological fixes and buzzword-heavy solutions are offered.