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Europe

Emmanuel Macron’s fleeting win

The establishment is pleased that Le Pen fell but a major upset is still coming

By Bill Wirtz

Europe

Marine Le Pen takes on the king of Europe

The French election is down to her and Macron, with high stakes for the rest of the world

By Bill Wirtz

Europe

Is France set for another Le Pen-Macron showdown?

The incumbent’s victory is not yet in the bag

By Bill Wirtz

Europe

Angela Merkel’s legacy crumbles

She left Germany toothless and dependent on Russia

By Bill Wirtz

International

What Erdogan is thinking about Ukraine

Turkey has emerged as a key player in the crisis — just don’t expect them to take a principled stand

By Bill Wirtz

Europe

Ukraine won’t join the European Union any time soon 

Joining the bloc is a long and tedious process unlikely to be fast-tracked 

By Bill Wirtz

Europe

The stakes for Europe are even higher than in 1938

Putin’s invasion has set off a terrifying waiting game across the continent

By Bill Wirtz

Europe

Why does Germany look so weak on Russia?

Blame its energy dependence as the situation with Ukraine rapidly escalates

By Bill Wirtz

Europe

Greta Thunberg didn’t win the German elections

The Greens did well, yes, but so did a party of forward-thinking classical liberals

By Bill Wirtz

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