On the campaign trail, President-elect Trump repeatedly challenged the status quo regarding key US allies, including NATO, Japan, and South Korea. But his actual intentions are unclear.
If Germany's refugee crisis last year played out at borders and shelters, this year the drama has shifted to the school building – and could determine how well refugees integrate.
EU leaders will have to recalibrate the bloc to stop a further breakup, not only by delivering concrete results like jobs to citizens, but also by making sure their case for unity is heard over growing nationalism.
A new poll shows that the European Union is seen favorably by only 38 percent of the French public, below the 44 percent of Brits who hold a similar view of the EU.
Part 2 of Who is 'Europe'?, a weekly series on how European natives and residents are responding to pressures from terrorism, migration, nationalism, and the 'European project.'
Is censorship on the march in Germany? More likely, it's savvy diplomacy.