Quirky SPD race could decide Angela Merkel’s fate.
The lessons that the EU will – hopefully – draw from Brexit should give it a good chance to weather other storms.
Suspending parliament would accentuate the hard Brexit risk and the UK’s constitutional crisis.
Can von der Leyen make a difference? Probably yes — but only modestly so.
The European Commission should grant Greece short-term fiscal leeway under the condition that Mitsotakis indeed delivers the promised reforms.
Despite some obstacles, it is likely that Ursula von der Leyen will lead the next European Commission.
A deal on how to fill the top jobs in Europe is almost across the line. The actual candidates however are somewhat surprising.
Boris Johnson would face a specific handicap in his talks with Brussels. The desire to grant him any concession is virtually zero.