Angela Merkel

Merkel to Fiddle While Europe Burns

Merkel’s re-election in September will be the canary in the EU’s coal mine. It is Merkel’s insistence on punitive measures, her lack of economic understanding and the overly-strong euro that has brought the continent to this crisis point.
Her re-election as Germany’s Chancellor will ensure that nothing changes.

Merkel: Rock, Meet Hard Place

One of the great questions in physics is what happens when an immovable object is acted upon by an irresistible force. Well, geopolitically speaking, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is about to find out.