February 20, 2013

Germany Must Decide the Power It Wields

Ulrich Speck, Financial Times

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For Germany, the status quo is not an option any more. During the cold war, it was in a position of weakness: defeated, divided, rather isolated and threatened by nuclear annihilation. The US helped Germany get back on its feet, protecting and supporting its re-emergence, even its reunification. The European project has provided the country with a ring of friends and partners.

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