Tag Archives: Angela Merkel

Merkel’s Germany: Shaper or Taker of a United Europe?

As Europe’s largest economy struggles to find its future path, what about calls that Germany is Europe’s hegemon?

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Germany and the Return of the Holy Roman Empire

There are similarities between today’s Europe and the patchwork of around 300 territories and principalities which comprised the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.

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Governing Germany: More of the Same?

Germany’s current political contortions will likely end with a fourth term for Merkel.

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Germans Live in Interesting Times

Four questions about the country’s near-term political path.

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Germany: Why a Jamaica Coalition Deepens the Division of Society

The Jamaica coalition consists of representatives of the globalization and modernization winners. It pitches urban elites against the less successful.

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Your 12 Point Guide to the German Elections

Here’s what you need to know about Germany’s September 24 elections.

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Germany’s SPD: To Serve or Not to Serve under Merkel?

The election and subsequent choice of coalition matter. But the differences between the various options are modest rather than stark.

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The German Consensus Machine

Don’t look for major policy changes in Germany after the September 24 federal elections.

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German Political Update: Merkel’s Choice

Angela Merkel looks set for a comfortable win in next month’s German elections. But which coalition partner will she choose?

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Angela Merkel: Ever-Lasting Woman Leader?

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?

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