What next for Turkey-German-EU Relations?

Over the last few months German-Turkish relations have reached an all-time low. Hopes that relations could improve after German federal elections on 24th September seem little more than wishful thinking. Serious damage has been done and it won’t be easily repaired. The situation has been further complicated by German Chancellor, Angela Merkel’s CDU getting its […]

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Germany: Reconnecting the Core

A European Germany?  A German Europe? Thomas Mann’s famous quote of 1953 has been intensely discussed in European public opinion over the past six years as a result of Germany’s disputable role in managing the euro crisis. While the country’s relative political clout has grown steadily within the EU (partly also due to the relative […]

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