New Government, Same Coalition: German Politics and the Grand Coalition (GroKo)

The Transatlantic Dialogue Program of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom was delighted to welcome Manfred Richter, Treasurer and Member of the Executive Board of the Foundation, to a discussion on the current political situation in Germany. After not reaching the 5% threshold in 2013, the FDP returned to the Federal Parliament after obtaining 10.7%… Read More

Coalition Watch: Is Germany’s Groundhog Day Approaching?

In Washington, DC, the Hon. Michael Georg Link, Member of the Bundestag and Spokesperson for European Affairs of the FDP Caucus, along with Deputy Chairman of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Professor Dr. Karl-Heinz PaquĂ© shared their insights on the political situation in Germany following the recent coalition agreement formed between the parties of the grand… Read More