February 17, 2014

From Karlsruhe to Luxembourg: Judging Mario Draghi

Josef Joffe, Wall Street Journal

The Associated Press

Leaders in Germany and beyond are secretly delighted with the European Central Bank chief.

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TAGGED: Eurozone, Europe, Germany, European Central Bank, Mario Draghi


February 11, 2014
The Threat of Another Euro Crisis
Gideon Rachman, Financial Times
The intellectual groundwork has been laid for a “stab-in-the-back” theory that will explain Germany’s problems by reference to the illegal and improvident acts of the European institutions more ››
February 14, 2014
Eurozone Crisis Is Just Getting Started
Jeremy Warner, Daily Telegraph
On the face of it, they seem worlds apart. Switzerland’s referendum vote against the free movement of labour, the ruling by the German Constitutional Court on the European Central Bank’s (ECB) attempts to save the euro, and... more ››
February 10, 2014
Europeans Are Telling the EU to F*** Off, Too
Alex Berezow, RCW
Now, the EU is upset. Or, at least Angela Merkel, the de facto empress of the EU, is pretending to be. However, what you won't hear in all of the press coverage is that "f*** the EU" is a rather common sentiment, particularly... more ››
February 12, 2014
Saving Europe
Strobe Talbott, Brookings Institution
here will be no peace in Europe if the states are reconstituted on the basis of national sovereignty… The European states must constitute themselves into a federation. more ››
February 10, 2014
A Greek Tragedy Still Looms for Europe
Dan O'Brien, Irish Independent
While the world's gaze has been elsewhere over the past 18 months, Greece remains by far the weakest link in the chain that holds the 18 states of the eurozone together. The Greek problem has not gone away. more ››