Tag Archives: Germany

Germany’s New Government: Abandoning German Interests in Europe

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.

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Germany’s Refugee Inflow: All Under Control Now?

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.

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Erdogan: Everybody’s False Friend

The Turkish President only knows one loyalty — to himself. Little wonder Erdogan acts like a congenital flamethrower in international relations.

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German Politics: What If the SPD Balks?

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.

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Germany and Europe: A New Relationship?

If it comes to pass, Germany’s new “grand coalition” government’s EU-related plans represent progress for Macron’s calls to reform Europe.

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Interpreting Germany’s New Grand Coalition Deal: A First Assessment

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.

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Child Poverty in Germany

Almost one in ten German children is seriously disadvantaged.

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Merkel’s Germany: Shaper or Taker of a United Europe?

As Europe’s largest economy struggles to find its future path, what about calls that Germany is Europe’s hegemon?

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Germany and the Return of the Holy Roman Empire

There are similarities between today’s Europe and the patchwork of around 300 territories and principalities which comprised the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.

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Governing Germany: More of the Same?

Germany’s current political contortions will likely end with a fourth term for Merkel.

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