Berlin and Paris are no longer providing the leadership Europe urgently needs to adapt to global, geostrategic shifts.
Social cohesion in many European countries is fraying as the impact of globalization and all its attributes undermine governing.
Just because she quit as party leader doesn’t mean that the German Chancellor has to be a lame duck.
Merkel should bury Nord Stream 2 and speed up renewable energy. That could be one of the Chancellor’s signature legacies: breaking Russia’s energy grip on Germany and on Europe.
The next German chancellor successor will face daunting domestic and foreign policy challenges exacerbated by a weakening Europe and a changing transatlantic relationship.
A multitude of challenges confront the EU in 2019. How European leaders address these developments over the course of the next year will have far-reaching consequences.
The European Parliament recently approved a law that will create a process for future foreign investments in Europe.
Merkel’s decisions to step down as leader of her party and to not run for reelection in 2021 will have repercussions for Germany, Europe, and the transatlantic relationship.
Angela Merkel’s decision to step aside as party leader and not run again as chancellor in 2021 may have surprising consequences.
Germany’s center-right coalition is now on autopilot, with few prospects of any initiatives or ideas for Europe.