The Elephant in the Room (Germany’s choice)

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By Oana Popescu

September 2012

Stratfor

For Germany, the deepening of integration is a major economic interest and a crucial political engagement. In a globalised world, the political relevance, economic competitiveness and the security of the EU are dependent on how it comes out of this crisis. And the fate of Germany is fully interlocked with that of the EU.

Read more at https://www.stratfor.com/the-hub/elephant-room-germany%E2%80%99s-choice

Elections without choice

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By Oana Popescu

June 2012

Stratfor

In a debate at the Copenhagen Business School, moderator and CNN anchor Richard Quest was asking panelists and students which of the numerous and important elections this year would be more instrumental in setting the tone globally – both from an economic and political point of view. US? France? Russia? China? Greece? All of the above? Or will none change the course of the world in any radical way?

Read more at https://www.stratfor.com/the-hub/elections-without-choice