Over the barren deserts of Iran.
A chilly, crisp and clear December morning in Beijing. Traditional and modern China.
And now for big bird take off from Guangzhou to Beijing. It’s said to be cold up there.
After a few days off now taking off again. First to Dubai and then onwards to Guangzhou in southern China.
In her speech earlier today @_A_K_K_ argued for “a European Security Council and a European army”.
Happy #IndependenceDay Finland!
Glorious Berlin morning at Gendarmenmarkt. Christmas market opening up.
Interesting work by @ecfr Berlin office on patterns of policy relationship inside EU today. Much to reflect on.
And now taking off from Munich for Berlin and @ecfr board meeting there today and tomorrow.
Morning in Bavaria.
Morning in the Bavarian Alps. Listening to @javiersolana on our @MunSecConf planning breakfast.
Hope to take off from São Paulo soon. Long flight back to Europe. Heading home. But some delay still.
Why did Bolsonaro win the presidential elections in Brazil? Political scientists here try to give their answer.
São Paulo. Charming in many ways. But 23 million people and nine million cars. Horrendous traffic. Hour after hour.
To order a coffee in Brazil is a rather demanding task - even when instructions are in English.