Who is Ursula von der Leyen?

How is a candidate for President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen perceived on the German political scene and what about her relationship with Chancellor Angela Merkel? Read few comments.

Ursula Von der Leyen, Candidate for President of the EC. Credit: http://www.BMVg.de

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US-Germany relations: The calm before another storm?

While  seems that the reason for rescheduling of meeting of US State Secretary Mike Pompeo with Chancellor Angela Merkel has been Pomeo’s visit Iraq, how would you describe the current state of US-Germany relations? Red few comments.

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Merkel meets V4 in Bratislava: What does it mean?

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Germany’s Chacellor Angela Merkel meets V4 in Bratislava. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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What is the future of Nord Stream 2? Will it really happen?

Norbert Röttgen, chairman of the foreign affairs committee of the German Bundestag just wrote: Germany in particular must urgently reconsider the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. Do you see Nord Stream 2 as a done deal, or do you think it still might not happen, and why? Read few comments.

Pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit near Denmark’s Great Belt Bridge on its journey to join the Nord Stream 2 construction fleet in the Baltic Sea. The vessel is operated by contractor Allseas. Credit: https://www.nord-stream2.com/

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Who might replace her and will the world still call Merkel to talk to Germany?

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

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What to expect in the post-Merkel era?

As Chancellor Angela Merkel is ready to step down in 2021, what does it mean for German politics, and what for European politics? Read few comments.

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

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Bavarian elections: What to expect?

According to polls in Bavaria CSU is down, Greens are up, AfD is more or less on its current standard level. What to watch in Bavarian elections, what kind of effect they might have on the coalition in Berlin? Read few comments.

German Minister of the Interior and Leader of the Christian Social Union Horst Seehofer. Credit: www.csu.de

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