US and Europe: A relationship in peril?

A lack of other options will guarantee the survival of the transatlantic relationship The European-American relationship has seen better days. Over the last weeks, the war of words between Europe and the US has escalated. This raises the question where…

Brexit: How the EU and UK Misunderstand Each Other

The difficulty of the Brexit negotiations arises mainly from misunderstandings on both sides. However, with the UK becoming significantly more realistic, the possibility of no deal is no longer at stake. Recently, the Brexit negotiations have seen major progress. The…

The German Election Debate: Why What Wasn’t Said Matters

On the third of September, 16 million Germans watched a TV debate between incumbent German chancellor Angela Merkel from the Christian Democrats (CDU) and her contestant Martin Schulz from the Social Democrats (SPD). The debate took place three weeks before…