What to look for in the 2021 Federal Election in Germany
By the end of 2022, Angela Merkel, once called the leader of the free world, will have ended her chancellorship in Germany. Angela Merkel leaves a gap, and the Bundestag elections on 26 September will be decisive in determining who will succeed her in office...Read More
Leadership for Global Security: Can Germany be an Honest Broker?
2020 is a turbulent year and global leadership is in short supply. But as the United States is focused inwards, the UK is hampered by Brexit, France is in perennial economic crisis, and China and Russia are engaged in promoting their own political priorities. Can Germany fill the void?..Read More
The German Constitutional Court’s Ruling and the EU’s Constitutional Certainty
The German constitutional court recently caused huge waves with its 5 May ruling on the legality, under German law, of the European Central Bank's bond purchasing programme—an essential element of the EU’s plan to reduce the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic...Read More