Germany: Put Rights on Agenda for Putin Meeting

Expand German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7 2017.  © 2017 REUTERS/Kay Nietfeld, Pool (Berlin) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel should raise critical human rights…

Is a Coming NATO Crisis Inevitable?

Of President Donald Trump’s explosion at Angela Merkel’s Germany during the NATO summit, it needs to be said: It is long past time we raised our voices. America pays more for NATO, an alliance created 69 years ago to defend Europe, than do the Europeans….

German SPD Said Preparing For New Elections, Euro Slides

With just over a week left on Angela Merkel’s CSU ultimatum to  resolve the German “refugee” problem in a manner that is satisfactory to her populist coalition partner Horst Seehofer (and who famously said recently that  he “can’t work with that woman anymore”) and that…

The End Of Merkel? CDU Lawmaker Admits Germany Could Have A New Chancellor “By The End Of Next Week”

It’s looking increasingly likely that German Chancellor Angela Merkel may have attended her last G-7 conference. A day after the euro whipsawed on conflicting reports touting the collapse of Merkel’s governing coalition, a lawmaker from Merkel’s own party said the Chancellor could be out by…

Why Merkel’s Coalition Could Be About To Collapse

Authored by Jorg Luyken via Local.de, A fight between Angela Merkel and and her Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is threatening to collapse the German government less than three months after it was formed. Not for the first time, the two can’t agree on how to…

Merkel Backs Macron’s European Army Initiative

German Chancellor Angela Merkel removed one of the biggest barriers to the creation of a European Army on Tuesday when she told a German newspaper that she supported the idea “in principle,” according to RT. “I am in favor of President Macron’s proposal for an…

Mass-Migration Should Be Accepted By Western Nations, UN SecGen

Just a day after Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis rejected Angela Merkel’s “flexible system” plan for migration, letting Frontex become a European border police force that can act independently, exclaiming that protecting frontiers should be up to individual countries. “The idea that Frontex will guard…

Germany/Russia: Merkel To Meet Putin

Expand German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7 2017.  © 2017 REUTERS/Kay Nietfeld, Pool (Berlin) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir…

Merkel: “Trump’s Decision Damages Trust In The International Order”

One day after Angela Merkel said Europe can no longer rely on the US “to protect it” in the aftermath of Trump’s unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord, stating that “It’s no longer the case that the United States will simply just protect us….