The Treaty of Rome, which eventually led to the European Union, is turning 60 at a time when many inside and outside Europe are questioning the union's value. For the U.S., much is at stake.
The Berlin terror attack at the end of 2016 will have major political implications for Germany's elections this year and an uneasy European Union, writes a German studies scholar.
Forecasts that Britain's withdrawal from the EU will send the world into a state of war are wildly overblown.
Unpicking the gap between rhetoric and reality.