Articles on Ulrike Guérot

Germany's views on the European crisis won't change (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 23 September 2013

Germany will continue to dissapoint the rest of Europe. Angela Merkel will remain cautious and resistant to grand plans, no matter how much Europeans want her to act.

Britain's European catharsis (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 30 January 2013

Like Greece, Spain and Germany, Britain now faces a cathartic moment when it needs to decide what price it is worth paying to stay in the European Union: coolheaded rationality must prevail over emotion


The view from the capitals: the EU budget summit (Commentary)

Dimitar Bechev & Silvia Francescon & Ulrike Guérot & Thomas Klau & José Ignacio Torreblanca & Mark Leonard & Jonas Parello-Plesner - 21 November 2012

On Thursday EU leaders will meet in Brussels to discuss the EU budget for the next seven years. ECFR experts in Spain, the UK, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany and Italy tell us what to expect. 


Why Poland is the new France for Germany (Commentary)

Konstanty Gebert & Ulrike Guérot - 19 October 2012

Germany and Poland have become close political allies. The future of the European Union may be decided in Berlin and Warsaw. But has Poland replaced France as Germany's most trusted European partner? 


Reinventing Europe: Germany debates political union (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 05 September 2012

As part of the ’Reinventing Europe' project, ECFR is publishing a series of papers on the national debates within EU member states over the crisis and the future direction of Europe. The sixth paper in the series analyses the situation in Germany ahead of the Constitutional Court's crucial ESM verdict.


The Long Shadow of Ordoliberalism (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien & Ulrike Guérot - 27 July 2012

In its attempts to rescue the euro, Germany is often seen as the odd country out. However, what is seldom understood abroad is that the German position is about more than limiting its own fiscal exposure.


The EU summit: the view from the capitals (Commentary)

Marco de Andreis & Konstanty Gebert & François Godement & Ulrike Guérot & José Ignacio Torreblanca - 27 June 2012

How does the EU summit look from Berlin, Madrid, Rome and Warsaw, and what are the expectations? Four of ECFR's experts tell us how they see the gathering of EU leaders and whether anybody should be optimistic about the outcome.


Why Berlin is fixed on a German solution to the eurozone crisis (Commentary)

Sebastian Dullien & Ulrike Guérot - 06 March 2012

Understanding how Berlin thinks is now more important than ever. If EU leaders want Angela Merkel to listen to calls for growth, they first need to understand her economic mindset which is deeply rooted in a concept known as 'ordoliberalism'.


How European is the new Germany? (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 26 November 2010

Germany has fallen out of love with Europe, and its customary role as the uncomplaining engine of the EU. But as other EU members question whether Germany is now 'going it alone', Berlin must answer questions about what Germany wants from Europe in the 21st century, and what price it is willing to pay for it.

Wie viel Europa darf es sein? (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 27 October 2010

Eine interessengeleite deutsche Europapolitik ersetzt zunehmend die historisch bedingte Symbiose zwischen Deutschland und Europa. Im post-romantischen Europa des 21.Jahrhunderts bestimmt sich Deutschlands Rolle neu – wie viel Europa darf es sein und was ist der Preis von Nicht-Europa?