The American left rarely looks beyond US borders

Transatlantic Media Fellowship

After all, foreign policy is an area where you can easily get your hands dirty – it is full of corrupt compromises that are far from the ideals to which the left aspires; it forces one to operate in a moral grey zone; there are sometimes nothing but ill-suited solutions on offer; and it often requires the use of force.

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MENA first, but not only! The EU, Germany and Poland in the face of global migration issues

Blog

We invite you to read the new texts published as part of the German-Polish European BlogAlthough the number of refugees and migrants entering Europe has recently fallen, our continent remains one of the most attractive destinations for global migration. Europe needs new and common solutions in this matter.

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Debate: Forgotten conflict? EU and the war in Donbas

Report

Is the situation in Eastern Ukraine still a topic for the international community? What can we do as Europeans to help Donbas? Is the Minsk Protocol enough to deal with the conflict ? Those and other questions were discussed with our experts during an open debate which Heinrich Böll Foundation in Warsaw organized in cooperation with Stefan Batory Foundation.

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Publications

The European Election in Germany

e-paper

This E-Paper analyse the results of the European Election in Germany and the specific impacts on national politics and the competition between the parties in Germany.

What Is at Stake in the 2019 European Election?

The upcoming European election in 2019 might bring about an unprecedented political earthquake, already foreshadowed four years ago, blowing away the political centre altogether. What is likely to happen in the end: the feared come-back of nationalism or is there hope for a pro-European revival?

EU foreign policy

The European Union is playing a more and more important role in international politics. Its origins are rooted in the dramatic experience of the Second World War and therefore it has special responsibility for the future of the continent and international order. Unfortunately, the EU does not always take advantage of its own potential in this field. Therefore, the way to create common foreign policy and its efficient mechanisms leaves a lot to be desired.