Germany: Does migration row have a potential to tear apart CDU/CSU alliance?

Some observers calls current situation’s the greatest challenge ever to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s authority. Would you say that her row with CSU over migration policies can really tears German coaliton appart or not, and why? And if it can what would this mean for Germany? Read few comments.

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

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How unusual is US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell?

Germany has asked the U.S. government to clarify remarks by US ambassador to Berlin Richard Grenell about empowering other conservatives in Europe. He gave an interview to Breitbart. How (un)usual would such statement be for any US ambassador, what kind of effect this might have Europe-US relations? Read few comments.

U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell. Credit: https://www.state.gov

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Merkel’s legacy: What does she want?

This is almost for sure the last term (some observers even claim that probably not a full term) for Chancellor Angela Merkel. In your opinion, what kind of legacy she would like to see at the end of her last term, what is she willing to do for her own legacy? Read few comments.

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

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How will another GroKo affect SPD, Merkel, Germany, EU?

How do you read the results of SPD referendum, what do they mean for SPD, Germany and Europe? Read few comments.
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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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