Germany’s long-term leading government party faces an uncertain political future.
The EU tends to move more slowly — but it does get its act together.
Despite a tightening race, another come-from-behind victory for Trump as in 2016 is very unlikely in 2020.
The ways in which the EU can put pressure on a UK that is going rogue are very limited — and potentially vast at the same time.
In its negotiations with the EU, the UK government still puts false hopes on “heavenly” intervention by Germany’s Angela Merkel.
Germany looks at a solid, but uneven economic rebound from the pandemic, largely based on a pronounced home bias in economic activity.
One has to doubt that France’s new prime minister, Jean Castex, will pursue many reforms ahead of 2022.
The COVID 19 pandemic and the ensuing mega-recession may shape political debates and choices for a long time.
Will Trump unleash a new trade war that could seriously impede the post-corona recovery?