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If the European Union wants to survive and thrive, it should pay attention to the legacy of Dr. Helmut Kohl. The former German Chancellor, who died last week, belongs to a line of giants including Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer. What they understood is what today's European leaders are getting wrong.
Prince Michael of Liechtenstein
The nature of the crisis within and around Ukraine is beginning to change. Kiev has no choice but to engage in a painful process of reforms as a prerequisite for its viability and continued international support. Negotiations on statehood and federalisation are pending, and an enduring ceasefire and Russian acceptance of the Donbass republics as part of the federat...
Dr. Uwe Nerlich
How does Germany want the EU to look in the next five or even 20 years? In the second of a series on the EU we look at German politics which has traditionally been the most ‘pro-European’ both in rhetoric and practice among the larger EU members. Today, as a consequence of the financial crisis in Europe, Germany has to assume a leadership role in reshaping the EU.
Dr. Michael Wohlgemuth