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The Dilemma at the Heart of Europe: Germany and the German Question

The Dilemma at the Heart of Europe: Germany and the German Question

| September 3, 2013

The issue that has been conspicuous by its absence from Germany’s parliamentary campaign: the relationship between Europe and the economic powerhouse that is too small to lead, too large simply to fall into line.

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A Dark Vision of the Future of Europe

A Dark Vision of the Future of Europe

| August 22, 2013

French philosopher André Glucksmann finds the situation in Europe “extremely unsettling.” In a SPIEGEL interview, he discusses the failure of European intellectuals, how divisions could lead to an EU breakup or even hostilities, and why pursuing a United States of Europe is “the wrong goal.”

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Merkel’s European Failure: Germany Dozes on a Volcano

Merkel’s European Failure: Germany Dozes on a Volcano

| August 9, 2013

Angela Merkel’s government is forcing Southern Europe to undertake profound reforms while at the same time denying its own responsibility for the consequences of its crisis policies. Germany is risking a historic failure with its shortsighted wrangling.

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