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Germany’s Election and Foreign Policy: the Art of Coalition Building

Germany’s Election and Foreign Policy: the Art of Coalition Building

In today’s world, trust in statecraft plays a major role in facilitating international agreement. German parties should act responsibly and build a stable governing coalition soon.

The Euro Has Yet to Produce Any Real Winner

The Euro Has Yet to Produce Any Real Winner

Europe’s currency union must start managing, rather than systematically suffocating, domestic demand. The United States, not German mercantilism, provides the right model for Europe.

The Hegemony of the US Dollar

The Hegemony of the US Dollar

Important considerations – both governmental and financial – mean the end of the US dollar’s crucial role in the global financial system may not be as imminent as some are forecasting.

Review – From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment

Review – From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment

The economic crisis in Greece and the financial bailouts it received sent shockwaves through the Eurozone and global markets. Could reforms have avoided the collapse? Why were they not successful?

‘Democracy is in Peril’: Agonistic Pluralism after the Greek Election

‘Democracy is in Peril’: Agonistic Pluralism after the Greek Election

What should be taken from the Greek election is that the political institutions of the country offered, and the electorate seriously considered, an alternative.

The End of Maastricht and the last Euro: Will the EU Survive the Euro Crisis?

The End of Maastricht and the last Euro: Will the EU Survive the Euro Crisis?

The original motivation for what has become the EU was for a lasting peace in Europe, in which no country would dominate the continent. Yet, the euro and large country nationalism have changed the EU into the vehicle to achieve that domination.

Patterns, Challenges, and Strategic Choices in the Euro Crisis

Patterns, Challenges, and Strategic Choices in the Euro Crisis

The crisis in the Euro Area is enmeshed in an evolving global, and European, financial and economic crisis. Its dimensions are profound, historical, and structural. It raises the stakes in European integration to new heights.

Britain and the Eurozone: What Next?

Britain and the Eurozone: What Next?

There has been much sound and fury but little progress in Euroland in the days following David Cameron’s veto at the meeting of the EU heads of government in Brussels on 11 December. Far from them saving the Euro, they agreed to differ on some things, and agreed to delay on others.

Can the Euro Survive?

Can the Euro Survive?

The Euro will survive. Survival is an economic, political and social necessity, central to Europe’s success. That the Euro must not fail should encourage Europe to take measures to overcome the current challenges the single currency faces. As Richard Youngs of the think tank FRIDE hopes, Europe should adopt a unity in adversity approach.

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