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Why Europe is supporting Ukraine
[This editorial is also available in Ukrainian.] Europe is fragile. The sum of so many democracies cannot be a smooth river. They are all plagued by regressive, populist, extremist, nationalist and xenophobic currents. And so, it is easier to destabilise and attack them, which is what...
A new United Kingdom?
The passing of Elizabeth II and the accession of Charles III have coincided with the appointment of a new Prime Minister, Liz Truss. It is the end of an era, and therefore a new one for Britain. The 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's reign marked a special page in British history. The...
Germany under pressure in Europe
The parliamentary elections in September 2021 also produced a mixed majority of Greens, Socialists and Liberals. The Germans’ unique civic spirit immediately gave the government coalition a surprising stability. It is true that German leaders face considerable challenges. They are economic,...