A new history just blames the Prussians, the Protestants and the East Germans for everything that has gone wrong in German history.
Posts Tagged: Helmut Kohl
In yesterday evening’s showdown debate, the politician and the expert were excessively polite to each other.
The first in a series of three articles on European countries and institutions – and their impact on Cameron’s renegotiation.
Germany’s political class finds itself in an impossible position, for it promised German taxpayers they would never have to pay for the Greeks.
Cameron’s inability to read Merkel’s intentions is part of a much wider ignorance of German geography, history, politics, language and manners.
By challenging the German system of consensus politics, Cameron made himself a hero for a day.