Volker Perthes | The Daily Star
  • Volker Perthes

    The writer is Chairman and Director of Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin.

  • Sustaining Europe's security trio

    Despite the tensions generated by Brexit, the leaders of France, Germany, and the United Kingdom have stood together in disputes between the European Union and the United States. If their unity can be sustained, Europe's “big three” (E3) will serve the EU very well in a tumultuous future.
  • IRAN After the Deal

    Rouhani and his allies are unable to offer ordinary Iranians economic hope – a failure that causes them to lose both the legislative and presidential elections.