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    For Europe’s NATO allies, attack on one isn’t attack on all
    Jun10

    For Europe’s NATO allies, attack on one isn’t attack on all

    People in several NATO nations increasingly see Russia as a threat, a new survey has found, but in only a few countries is there support for military action in case of an attack on ally. The poll, from the Pew Research Center, found that in France, Germany and Italy, majorities opposed military force if “Russia got into a serious military...

    Jeb Bush, in Germany, makes aggressive charge at Putin
    Jun10

    Jeb Bush, in Germany, makes aggressive charge at Putin

    BERLIN — Not worried about reminding Europe of another bellicose Bush, Jeb Bush vowed to reassert American leadership in the world during a speech here Tuesday night and attacked Russian President Vladimir Putin as “a ruthless pragmatist who will push until someone pushes back.” Kicking off a six-day European tour in a city where memories of...

    Germans conflicted about the Bush brand
    Jun09

    Germans conflicted about the Bush brand

    BERLIN — Jeb Bush, kicking off a six-day European tour, will pay tribute on Tuesday to America’s alliance with Western Europe, calling it “as relevant as the day it was founded” and arguing that our long-time allies want a more engaged United States. Only here in Germany, that is not exactly so. Germans are conflicted about the Bush brand....

    The defeat of would-be-emperor Erdoğan
    Jun09

    The defeat of would-be-emperor Erdoğan

    Yesterday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP), in office since 2002, suffered its first electoral defeat. Although the AKP is likely to remain relevant in the Turkish political scene for the foreseeable future, the danger of Erdoğan accumulating more power and establishing a volatile and autocratic...

    Merkel’s Bavarian deal come true
    Jun08

    Merkel’s Bavarian deal come true

    ELMAU, Germany — Global flashpoints from Ukraine to Greece dominated talks at the G7 meeting in Germany over the past two days, but for Angela Merkel the success of the summit rested from the outset on achieving a breakthrough on the longer-term threat of climate change. The German leader got her wish. With the G7 agreement to limit the global...

    Jun08

    João Aguiar Machado, Director-General DG “Mobility and Transport” (MOVE), European Commission, Brussels Reinhard Bütikofer, Member of Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance, European Parliament, Brussels Helga Truepel, Member of Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance, European Parliament, Brussels Dr. Jobst-Hinrich Wiskow, Head of...

    Putin far worse threat to EU than ‘Grexit’
    Jun08

    Putin far worse threat to EU than ‘Grexit’

    While “Grexit” and “Brexit” dominate headlines, POLITICO’s Transatlantic Caucus survey shows Vladimir Putin is seen as a greater threat to Europe. The Russian president represents by far the most serious challenge to Europe at the moment, followed by the bloc’s weak economy. The prospects of budget-plagued Greece leaving the euro or...

    Another Bush heads to Europe
    Jun07

    Another Bush heads to Europe

    Jeb Bush is heading to Europe, trailed by ghosts. One is his brother, George W., arguably the most unpopular U.S. president in Europe since the end of World War II. The others are Chris Christie, Ben Carson, and other GOP rivals who, following in the stumbling footsteps of Mitt Romney, appeared to flunk their foreign-policy tests with early...

    EU leaders seek renewal of Russian sanctions
    Jun07

    EU leaders seek renewal of Russian sanctions

    ELMAU, Germany — European leaders joined the United States Sunday in calling for maintaining economic sanctions against Russia until Moscow ends its support for secessionists in eastern Ukraine. A renewed offensive by Kremlin-supported separatists in the region in recent days illustrated why the measures should remain in place, EU officials said...

    Cameron calls for Europe to go big to fight Ebola
    Jun07

    Cameron calls for Europe to go big to fight Ebola

    UK prime minister David Cameron is using the G7 summit to push Europe to think bigger on Ebola, announcing a British rapid response unit and a €20 million initial investment push. “The reality is that we will face an outbreak like Ebola again and that virus could be more aggressive and more difficult to contain,” Cameron said in a statement on...

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