What does Germany want? Almost four years after the outbreak of the euro crisis, many Europeans still ask themselves this very question. In a recent interview with the German weekly Der Spiegel, Chancellor Angela Merkel seemed to suggest that a further transfer of sovereignty from member states to Brussels is not needed and that the …Read More

The highlight of his trip to Berlin, President Obama addressed a crowd of 6,000 yesterday in front of the Brandenburg Gate following private meetings with German Federal President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel. Fifty years after John F. Kennedy famously declared “Ich bin ein Berliner” and thirty years after Ronald Reagan demanded “Tear down …Read More

Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy’s historic visit to Berlin that symbolized a united German-American pursuit of freedom, President Barack Obama will deliver a keynote speech in front of the Brandenburg Gate this week. Upon his visit, he will sit down with Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the present state and the future of …Read More

In an interview with Spiegel on Monday, Angela Merkel discussed Germany’s role in light of the crisis and the path for future growth and cooperation in Europe. The talk covered pressing issues in the realm of European governance, such as the role of the European Commission, transparency in both Germany and the EU, and the …Read More