Tag: germany

All but one…

Unlike the celebration, a few days ago, of NATO’s 70th anniversary and all the publicity which surrounded it, the same milestone in time since the declaration of the Marshall Plan, had, a couple of years ago, passed almost unnoticed.

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Germany’s Dangerous Nuclear Flirtation

BERLIN – As in a game of chess, there are geopolitical moves through which a country can – unwittingly – checkmate itself. Opening a debate on German nuclear weapons would be such a move. Yet this is exactly what some Germans have recently proposed.

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Ten Weimar lessons

PRINCETON – Since the establishment of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1949, Germans have looked back anxiously to the collapse of the Weimar Republic in the early 1930s and the rise of Nazism.

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Germany in the Age of Trump

Donald Trump is now the 45th President of the United States, and in his inaugural address he made it clear to the assembled US establishment that his administration does not intend to pursue business as usual

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A Progressive Political Alliance for Europe

In less than three weeks, we will know who will be the next president of the United States. What kind of partner that president finds in Europe will depend substantially on the outcome of two elections in 2017: France’s presidential election in early May and Germany’s federal election by the end of October.
Of course, the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union will have an impact on the future shape of Europe.

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