Even if the SPD votes against joining a new “GroKo” government, the damage which prolonged political uncertainty in Berlin would inflict on Germany and Europe would be very limited.
How Viktor Orban rides the populist wave against Muslim “invaders.”
Germany will continue to gradually slip from the top to the upper middle ranks of the growth league of major European countries. Its current golden decade will end in the 2020s.
A selection of the most interesting features by Jean-Pierre Lehmann.
Almost one in ten German children is seriously disadvantaged.
What can be done to derail a United States of Europe, or at least to neuter it?
The China threat and the U.S.-European convergence of interests.
When is it appropriate for a region of a larger geopolitical entity to secede? And what criteria should be used to decide the legitimacy of a secession bid?
As Europe’s largest economy struggles to find its future path, what about calls that Germany is Europe’s hegemon?