Europe finally pulls the trigger on a military force

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After two years of Trump treating European allies like adversaries, France and Germany have finally committed to creating an EU-wide army. The move promises to shore up existing alliances, writes German economist Hans-Werner Sinn. We know who our friends are. … Read More

Angela Merkel failed, and history won’t judge her kindly for it

Merkel had a last chance to leave behind a coherent union — she has failed. Sean Gallup/Getty Images Angela Merkel has had a profound influence on German politics and could get away with radical changes because she tightly controlled her own party However, Merkel’s inability … Read More