With a new French President at her side, Merkel feels invigorated again. She even feels a sense of destiny regarding Europe.
It’s not a foregone conclusion that Germany always has the upper hand economically over France.
Why Germany’s Angela Merkel felt compelled to end the Tories’ delusions
In calling snap elections for the UK on June 8, the British Prime Minister may have entered into a game of Russian Roulette.
Will the “cathedral” – aka the EU – ever be completed? Is it worth the effort? Or might it fall down and bankrupt its builders?
The departing UK is one of the largest host countries of internal EU migrants.
After Brexit is completed, the EU will lose one of its biggest contributors to favorable demographics.
For the EU, Brexit means a shift toward smaller countries and less free-market countries.
The drop from EU-28 to EU-27 will be a big one in terms of GDP lost.