As Merkel Retreats, Europe Shows It Still Needs Her Firefighting
Tony Czuczka, Patrick Donahue and Arne Delfs, Bloomberg, 29.10.2018
Angela Merkel is starting her retreat at home just as shes needed more than ever by her allies abroad.
As Europe prepares for life without the leader whose clout underwrote its global standing and solutions to its crises over the past decade, the continent faces another challenging few months with the German chancellors legacy as the euro regions rock in the balance. [...]
If there were still people in Paris or elsewhere hoping for an agreement on key European dossiers this year, like euro-zone reform or migration policy reform, they should forget about it, said Janis Emmanouilidis, director of studies at the European Policy Centre in Brussels. [...]
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