Though the European Union remains an exceptional model for how countries can form an economic union and cooperate together peacefully, the EU is facing internal challenges to its democratic institutions. Europe stands at a crossroads this year, as voters prepare to elect new governments in both France and Germany. On this occasion the Friedrich Naumann… Read More
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – A Unique Opportunity?
The political discussion about a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is getting more and more concrete: A November 2011 EU-US summit created a High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth, which announced its final report on February 11, 2013. The next day, President Obama announced serious talks on the creation of a TTIP… Read More