On 1 July, Germany assumes the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the so-called Council Presidency, for six months. Our goal for the EU: solidarity and unity internally, an ability to act and sovereignty abroad.
In the long term, there can be no stability and lasting peace in Afghanistan without economic and social development. Even though considerable improvements have been made over the last 19 years, the country remains dependent on international assistance.
Following the elections in the US, 78% of Germans expect that transatlantic relations will return to normal. And: the majority see the issue of displacement and migration as the greatest foreign policy challenge. These are the findings of a survey by the Körber-Stiftung and Pew Research Center.
Right-wing extremist organisations with a propensity to violence are increasingly networked internationally. A study commissioned by the Federal Foreign Office and carried out by the Counter Extremism Project examines how exactly these structures are spreading across borders.
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