Tag Archives: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel and Obama: Fault Lines Behind a Friendly Face

If Obama’s visit to the United Kingdom and Germany confirmed anything, it was the extent to which America’s political elites worry about the strength and unity of Europe.

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Immigrant Crisis Causes Outcry in Europe

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has responded to the public outcry over the immigration crisis by urging European leaders to show solidarity and resist the message of populist parties.

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The Energy-security Nexus in Southeast Europe

Connecting the energy islands in south-east Europe will help build a region that can act as a strategic partner for the EU in the broader energy-security nexus.

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Greece Looks to Avoid a Third Bailout

Greece is raising the prospect of debt relief with international lenders as Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced a primary surplus of 1.5 billion euros as proof the country’s battered economy will begin to rebound this year.   Samaras said, however, he is keen to avoid a third bailout that may contain additional austerity measures, which he has repeatedly rejected, and …

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