|Germany, The Goliath
|EVERYONE agrees: the future of
Europe lies in German hands.
Berlin is now the de facto capital
of the European Union, the place
where the crucial decisions are
taken. They speak about this shift in
Brussels and Paris and certainly in
Athens, Rome and Madrid. Everywhere
in fact - except Germany.
The Germans don't dispute the facts ...
|PRESIDENTS don't fundamentally
while in office, but different
aspects of their personality
arise at different times. The first two
years of the Obama presidency were
the audacious phase: doing many big
things at once. It was audacious to
promote a giant health care reform
in the middle of an economic crisis. It
was audacious to continue..