August 4, 2011
The current crisis made it obvious that Germany is Europe’s strong man.
This is a shift in the balance of power in Europe. One of the biggest which has further consequences.
From the falling down of the Berlin Wall, there came a period when no one was in a dominant role in Europe.
Russia and the US had withdrawn in the first part of the ninieties, then the US had clawed back itself in the form of NATO extension.
Germany was pulled back by its domestic difficulties as it managed the reunification.
The post world war political leaders has pledged to themselves that Germany would be reined by the extension and building up of a new European Union.
Creating a common money for Europe was binding all the European players to a common goal.
During this crisis did it happen that the world took the euro more seriously than Europe itself treated it.
During the crisis, only Germany […]