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.
If it comes to pass, Germany’s new “grand coalition” government’s EU-related plans represent progress for Macron’s calls to reform Europe.
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.
Like Sleeping Beauty, British politics has been in a deep slumber since June 23rd, 2016. Will 2018 by the year the UK wakes up?
Failing to deliver on basic necessities of modern life does not seem to faze many Tory politicians much.
What can be done to derail a United States of Europe, or at least to neuter it?
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?