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Merkel and Macron: The New “2 M’s” Power Couple

With a new French President at her side, Merkel feels invigorated again. She even feels a sense of destiny regarding Europe.

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How France Will Bail Out Germany’s Merkel

In the spirit of European cohesion, France will force Germany to change its refugee policy.

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National Liberation Fronts: United Against the Euro

Why establishment parties in Europe are increasingly left defenseless against a hardening opposition against the euro.

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Greece: The Franco-German Split Over “Solidarity” in Europe

Why are Europe’s two key economies so deeply divided over this issue?

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France’s Message to Germany: Back to the 19th Century?

France takes exception to the words of German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.

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France’s Sudden Chinese Impulses

Why is the French finance minister invoking other cultures’ diplomatic style to defend France?

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Europe’s Rules? Forget About Them

The rest of the world has it all wrong: The EU isn’t obsessing about rules.

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The Rise of the “Little Englanders”

Why are anti-immigration parties on the rise in much of Europe?

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France and the United States: The Story of Four Amazing Parallels

Two “grand nations” strangely united in the pursuit of wrong priorities.

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German Diplomacy and French Intransigence

Have German politicians finally learned the art of diplomacy?

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