The slow death of ambition: German foreign policy after Kramp-Karrenbauer’s resignation (ECFR)

The grand coalition will continue to be a kind of caretaker government in its lack of a big foreign policy vision.

https://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_the_slow_death_of_ambition_german_foreign_policy_after_akks_resi

Jana Puglierin

Germany’s Crisis of the Right (Project-Syndicate)

The resignation of Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the leader of Germany’s Christian Democratic Union and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s designated successor, has plunged the party into crisis and raised fresh doubts about the survival of the country’s ruling coalition. The biggest beneficiaries of the current chaos may well be the Greens.

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/germany-christian-democratic-union-crisis-by-carolin-roth-2020-02

Carolin Roth is a freelance anchor and reporter for CNBC

Allemagne, crise politique majeure pour la succession d’Angela Merkel (IFRI)

Invité de BFM Business, Thierry de Montbrial, président fondateur de l’Institut français des relations internationales (IFRI), estime que la situation politique outre-Rhin s’aggrave. Il revient sur la crise politique en Allemagne avec la démission d’ Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, sur les primaires démocrates aux États-Unis ainsi que sur les conséquances du coronavirus en Chine.

https://www.ifri.org/fr/espace-media/lifri-medias/allemagne-crise-politique-majeure-succession-dangela-merkel

Thierry de MONTBRIAL, invité d’Hedwige Chevrillon sur BFM Business

European Autonomy Under Germany (Valdai Discussion Club)

Recently Chancellor Angela Merkel outlined the key topics concerning German and European politics. She is preparing to hand over the baton not only to her successors in Berlin, but also to give clear signals to the EU’s new leaders and to her external partners in Washington, Beijing, and Moscow.

https://valdaiclub.com/a/highlights/european-autonomy-under-germany/

Dmitry Danilov

Germany: Half of refugees find jobs within five years (INFOMIGRANTS)

Integration and German language courses are improving refugees’ chances of finding work, a new study has revealed. However, gender imbalance and the quality of employment are still issues.

https://www.infomigrants.net/en/post/22565/germany-half-of-refugees-find-jobs-within-five-years

‘We see ourselves as a voice for all migrants’ (INFOMIGRANTS)

A unique migrant health center in Cologne has become a kind of one-stop shop for advice for migrants from all over Germany. The center’s director, Musa Deli, gave InfoMigrants an insight into the center and its work.

https://www.infomigrants.net/en/post/22464/we-see-ourselves-as-a-voice-for-all-migrants?utm_source=IOM+External+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=25dd97bd85-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_02_05_04_55&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9968056566-25dd97bd85-43573965

Emma Wallis

Podcast: Europe’s far-right surge unstoppable ? Case of Germany (Clingendael)

In this podcast Dr. Matthias Quent, author of “Deutschland Rechts Aussen” and Dr. André Krouwel, Lecturer of Comparative Political Science at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam and founder of ‘Kieskompas’ discuss the AfD, economic precarity and populism in Europe with our moderator and Senior Research Fellow, Rem Korteweg.

https://www.clingendael.org/publication/podcast-europes-far-right-surge-unstoppable-case-germany

A Conversation With Minister Olaf Scholz of Germany (CFR)

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz discusses fighting climate change in multilateral settings, European economic developments, and German economic policy.

https://www.cfr.org/event/conversation-minister-olaf-scholz-germany

Speaker
Olaf Scholz

Federal Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Germany

Presider
Thad W. Allen

Senior Executive Advisor, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.; Member, Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations