Germany’s quiet leadership on the Libyan war (ECFR)

Although Germany’s mediation role in the Libyan conflict has received relatively little attention so far, this might change if its initiative leads to a peace conference – or, alternatively, a collapse of the political process.

René Wildangel   Tarek Megerisi

Two people separated by a common idea: Why Macron and AKK agree (ECFR)

Macron’s and AKK’s distinct styles obscure a core agreement: threats to the transatlantic relationship mean that European countries must finally stand up and defend themselves.

Ulrike Esther Franke