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July 11, 2016

Europe
Can Europe Declare Fiscal Victory and Go Home?

Rules are rules and all. But the application of poorly conceived rules is still a problem. Especially in the face of a negative external shock. The eurozone’s fiscal policy is, more or less, th…

April 25, 2016

Greece
Play RTX1H5DP_EC.jpg Yanis Varoufakis on the Future of Greece and the Eurozone

Yanis Varoufakis discusses the Greek economy, austerity measures in the European Union, and challenges facing the Eurozone.

February 5, 2016

Germany
Affirming Women’s Rights After Cologne

The problem of sexual violence against women in Germany predates the migration crisis and requires a larger systemic response, says CFR’s Rachel Vogelstein.

November 20, 2015

Germany
Play Merkel_EC.jpg Power Profile: Angela Merkel

Experts discuss the leadership style, personality, and policies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she navigates an escalating migration crisis and uncertainty in the eurozone.

August 4, 2015

Germany
The View From Germany on Greece

Germany’s insistence upon Greek reform is not about inflicting humiliation or exacting revenge, but rather making the country economically viable in the long term, says expert Ulrich Speck.

June 22, 2015

Europe
Greece_Still_No_deal Greece: Still No Deal

European finance ministers met earlier today and afterwards stated that new proposals from the Greek government were "broadly comprehensive" and "a solid basis" for restarting talks, but made clear t…

June 24, 2015

Europe
Déjà vu in Greece

Here we go again. The counterproposal from Greece’s creditors has been leaked, and it underscores how far apart the two sides remain on a range of issues: VAT, corporate taxes, and especially pension…

April 11, 2014

Germany
Globalizing World Requires Transatlantic Partnership and Leadership

With the economic structural reforms enacted in many southern European countries now beginning to show results, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble joins Robert M. Kimmitt of the American Counc…

April 11, 2014

Germany
Globalizing World Requires Transatlantic Partnership and Leadership

With the economic structural reforms enacted in many southern European countries now beginning to show results, German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble joins Robert Kimmitt of the American Council …