The importance of this mission to Europe’s long-term success in Chancellor Merkel’s mind represents why the Chancellor and President Trump have developed such a fraught relationship.
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We want to wish a very happy Fathers Day to all our readers around the world who are dads or love theirs! – Charles Johnson, Editor-in-Chief Why the U.S. Needs its own BBC, James Kirchick, GQ Magazine To many Americans, left and right, the idea of state media produces a visceral reaction. However, the state-funded BBC in the U.K.Read more
The loss of Britain allows France to properly balance the German centre of gravity. It will instead be based on France’s comparative advantages on the global stage.Read more
Germany Will Lose if Macron Fails, Hanz-Helmut Kotz, Project Syndicate “If Germany and Macron don’t find common ground, the costs to both will be massive.” Project Syndicate presents an informative analysis piece discussing future relations between the German and French economies. Germans are critical of Macron’s proposed economic plan, which embraces eurozone federalism. Yet Another Presidential Corruption Scandal in Brazil, Emily Tamkin, ForeignRead more
With other EU powers struggling to take on a stronger position in this time of need, Italy might be in the best position to undertake such a role.Read more
TTIP, should it eventually pass, would not only spur economic growth but would also send a positive message about the transatlantic relationship whose role as a global bedrock has been muddled in recent years.Read more
With a letter signed by eight EU governments objecting to Nord Stream II being delivered to Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, last month, it is clear that cleavages between member states are set to continue to hinder the EU’s progress towards “Energy Union” and serve as an additional challenge to the EU’s fragile unity which is already beset by the refugee crisis and the looming possibility of Brexit.Read more