Tag Archives: Angela Merkel

Merkel’s EU China Policy: Double Crossing Joe Biden

Surprisingly, Germany’s veteran Chancellor is replicating Gerhard Schröder’s moves to poison the transatlantic relationship — in her case by eagerly doing China’s bidding inside the EU.

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Merkel´s Bismarck Moment 2020/21

Will Germany learn to live up to the harder part of its global responsibilities?

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Kamala Harris: The Woman Who “Liberated” Angela Merkel

Donald Trump is a compulsive misogynist. Why Angela Merkel, Hillary Clinton and other women can now breathe more freely.

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Saint Angela of Europe

How Angela Merkel could effectively operate at the just-concluded European Summit on the basis of a well-hedged position.

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How Angela Merkel Inspires the Japanese

Germany has always been an inspiration to Japan since the country opened itself up. These days, it may be Angela Merkel and her brand of leadership that inspires Japan the most.

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Merkel’s European Legacy

In the twilight of her career, will the German chancellor manage to produce a grand European compromise between the Northern “frugals” and the Southerners?

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Letter from Berlin: Wealth and Worry

Germans worry about not getting things right. What has happened to Germany’s much-vaunted German efficiency?

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Merkel vs. Bertolt Brecht: The Coronavirus and the Three Penny Opera

In her management of the Coronavirus crisis, Angela Merkel is making a big bet against the German playwright Bertolt Brecht and his “Three Penny Opera.”

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Coronavirus: What Does Merkel Know That Macron Doesn’t?

Angela Merkel is acting – though definitely not looking – like a flower power girl from California. Focused on consensus, not leadership, she believes in human goodness.

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Germany: Political Helter-Skelter

The AfD’s Thuringia maneuver caught Germany’s right-of-center parties flat-footed. The odds of a leftist coalition at the federal level in 2021 are rising.

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