What is the middle ground that both Germany and France can agree on to move economic and financial reforms in the EU forward?
Who is left to defend the rule of law?
Who leads depends on how it’s measured.
History teaches that everyone suffers from trade wars, but the biggest pain is incurred by those who run the big surpluses once it starts.
Don’t blame the French for seeking to pursue French interests and see to it that the French economic model prevails in Europe. But Berlin acts imprudently by accommodating that desire.
If immigration remains at the level of recent years, about 20% of the populations of France, England and Germany will be Muslim in the foreseeable future.
As Europe’s largest economy struggles to find its future path, what about calls that Germany is Europe’s hegemon?
The loser in the Air Berlin game, as the government played it, are Germany’s citizens, consumers and air travelers.