The Jamaica coalition consists of representatives of the globalization and modernization winners. It pitches urban elites against the less successful.
Here’s what you need to know about Germany’s September 24 elections.
The election and subsequent choice of coalition matter. But the differences between the various options are modest rather than stark.
Don’t look for major policy changes in Germany after the September 24 federal elections.
Angela Merkel looks set for a comfortable win in next month’s German elections. But which coalition partner will she choose?
Among countries with populations of at least 100,000 people, which woman holds the record for the longest uninterrupted tenure as the elected head of government?
With a new French President at her side, Merkel feels invigorated again. She even feels a sense of destiny regarding Europe.
The U.S. President reflects on why Germans must be made to pay for all the wrongs they inflicted on the United States.
With Merkel lacking both an agenda and a vision, the US push to deal with Germany’s eternal export surplus is a welcome impetus for long overdue domestic reforms.