In this recent Financial Times piece, Ulrich Speck, Publicist for Global Europe and former AICGS Fellow, argues that Germany must finally decide the level of power is wishes to exert within Europe and on the global stage. While the nation may be content pushing through with the status quo, major global issues–particularly the ongoing financial crisis in Europe–require a Germany that is sure and confident of its rising status as a powerful nation.

Germany Must Decide the Power it Wields, by Ulrich Speck, Financial Times (February 19, 2013)