The EU and its members too often equivocate when it comes to pushing liberal ideals, both within and outside the bloc’s borders.
To conservatives, Richard Grenell is the poster child of a Trumpian foreign policy. To critics, he is a shallow ideologue.
In the past, the Greens were happy if they scraped into regional assemblies in eastern Germany. Now the party is luring voters keen to stop the far right.
Because of Germany’s tortured 20th-century history, its struggle to forge policies to support its veterans is in many ways unique.
The major strategic divide over how to deal with Beijing will outlast Donald Trump.