Tag Archives: German economy

Why Angela Merkel Should Be Grateful to Donald Trump

With Merkel lacking both an agenda and a vision, the US push to deal with Germany’s eternal export surplus is a welcome impetus for long overdue domestic reforms.

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German Stubbornness: Why Not Finally Relent on the Trade Surplus?

Why are Germans so enamored with their trade surpluses? When will they see it is against their own, well-understood self-interest?

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The EU and the German Risk

Germany is not just a core member of the EU, it is the core member. Being the EU’s biggest asset also means it is its Achilles heel.

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Germany’s Immigration Challenge

We have to make an honest assessment of costs and benefits of the migration crisis.

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After Greece: Germany and Europe On the Ruins of Multiple Illusions

High time for more realism and a fundamental rethink of European structures.

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Anti-Militarism: A Source of Modern German Confidence

With nothing left to prove on battlefields, Germany can pursue other tasks and strategies.

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London to Germany: Now Save the Euro!

Many U.S. and UK analysts think Germany is destroying the euro. The Germans think they are saving it. Who’s right?

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