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Time for a Franco-German Plan for Ukraine

Germany and France haven’t managed to devise a joint Ukraine strategy. Making good of that missed chance is now essential. It will involve talking about debt. 

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Joseph de Weck
Michel Duclos
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On Trade, a Return of Trump Would Spell Trouble for EU

If Donald Trump wins the US presidential election in November, Europeans should once again brace for major transatlantic tensions on trade. An EU policy of strength would be the right response.

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Markus Jaeger
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“The Authoritarian Strongman Government Is on the Rise”

US democracy has changed dramatically over the past 30 years, and a return of Donald Trump to the White House cannot be ruled out. What would it mean for America and the world? An interview with Francis Fukuyama.

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Francis Fukuyama
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Macron’s Battle for his European Legacy

Emmanuel Macron’s second Sorbonne speech showed that the French leader wants to shape a European legacy that will outlast his presidency. In doing so, he also highlighted the major fault lines in the Franco-German relationship.

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Jacob Ross
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From Beijing to Kyiv

With his second visit to Beijing to see Chinese President Xi Jinping, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz set himself up for a failure. In contrast, Vice Chancellor Robert Habeck, when visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky three days later, had a firmer grasp of realities.

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Henning Hoff
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