Germany and Europe

Diplomacy, Foreign and Security Policy and the European Union.

The future of democracy

Democracy as a form of government: read where the strength of democracy lies in an exclusive essay by Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Stayed here

The writer María Cecilia Barbetta has found her second home in Germany. Here she tells how it happened.

Myths and realities

Manfred Güllner, the well-known opinion researcher, explains how the “electoral successes” of the right-wing populist AfD should really be assessed.