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.
A slew of policy proposals by the SPD highlight the risk of an end of Germany’s grand coalition before the next election in 2021.
If there is an iron law of European politics, it is for leaders to get out at the top as the ten-year rule completes its cycle.
Germany and France and the art of correcting erroneous economic policies.
Will the purveyors of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq ever pay a penance for their sins of warmongering?
A pathway to reducing Germany’s current account surplus.
A not-so-imaginary chat between German and Italian economists reveals differing national views on the euro and economic cultures.
Can Angela Merkel make the case for Germany to lead a deeper European integration process?
Why must Germany step up its game if Europe is to survive its crisis?
Could it be that France is in for a repeat of its transformative early 1980s experience?