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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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Stephan Richter on the Future of Security in Germany

Stephan Richter, editor-in-chief of the Globalist, talked with David Brancaccio, host of NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report, about the aftermath of the Berlin Christmas market attack.

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Audio Link of Stephan Richter’s NPR Interview

Stephan Richter interviewed by David Brancaccio on the future of security in Germany.

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Will Germans Turn Sour on Turkey-Russia Deal?

Trade flows in agricultural products and the high-stakes games of international sanctions.

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Merkel and Turkey: Six Fundamental Errors

Does Germany’s Chancellor really not understand the cynical ways in which Turkey’s President plays her? Is it naiveté – or appeasement?

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Merkel to Germany: “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”

Will the German Chancellor rely on a 1965 blues rock hit by The Animals to explain her course reversal on refugees?

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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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Refugees: The Four Forces Driving Angela Merkel

Seizing America’s “future preference” and having grown up behind the “Iron Curtain” help explain Merkel’s approach to the refugee crisis.

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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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