What does GroKo mean for Germany?

What positive and negative do you make out of GroKo deal in terms of German domestic politics and EU (foreign) policy? And what about the SPD’s party referendum? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel and SPD leader Martin Schulz. Credit: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/

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Eurozone: France-Germany agreement as a good compromise for everyone else?

Paris and Berlin would like take the big decisions on eurozone by June. But would you say that the others are on board, do you find this politically feasible? Read few comments.


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GroKo: A bitter pill for SPD?

How would you assess the mood in the SPD toward GroKo, will is pass, what are the main objections of those who reject GroKo? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel and SPD leader Martin Schulz. Credit: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/

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What’s next for German politics, Merkel?: End of her era?

It is probably unexpected but German coalition talks collapsed. How do you read this? Could it be even the end of Angela Merkel’s era? Read few comment.

Chancellor Angela Merkel. Credit: https://www.bundeskanzlerin.de

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Germany’s coalition talks?: It’s complicated

As CDU/CSU, Greens and FDP should end an exploratory discussions and move on to proper negotiations on forming a government would you be so kind to comment shortly what does the first phase of German coalition talks show us? Read few comments.
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More of the same?: Germany’s EU politics after the election

It probably won’t be easy to quickly produce a stable governing coalition after the German election. What kind of effect it may have on the EU politics taking into account also the fact that the possible Jamaica coalition might be pretty divided on many issues? Read few comments.
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What to do with AfD?

AfD can celebrate with a great result in the East Germany and many previously non-voters on its side. No doubt the AfD will be a loud voice in the Bundestag. So how to deal with the AfD? To ostracize them? Talk to them? Something in between? Read few comments.
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