Articles on Ulrike Guérot

Happy Birthday, New Germany! (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 01 October 2010

The New Germany turns twenty this weekend. The country is rightly celebrating unification, and the economic success that has followed. But Berlin seems unable to cope with the new pivotal role in Europe that stems from its success story. Instead of looking for somebody else to write the script for Europe, New Germany needs to take responsibility and help the EU establish a global role.

Immer weniger Europa (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 01 October 2010

Das neue Deutschland wächst sichtlich aus dem europäischen Haus heraus. Es profitiert von der EU, will Sie aber nicht führen und sieht sich stattdessen noch in der europäischen Opferrolle. Ist der Preis für Europa wirklich so hoch? Und sind wir nicht der große Nutznießer in der EU?

Germany goes global: farewell, Europe? (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 16 September 2010

The great engine both of Europe’s economic strength and its political unity is falling out of love with its creation. Some fear that Germany has outgrown Europe - but either way the consequences of German disaffection are profound for both the EU and its other member states.

Der politische Zwerg wird zu stark (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 21 June 2010

Die Machtbalace in den deutsch-franz?sischen Beziehungen hat sich radikal verschoben.

Eine St?tze fur den Euro (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 21 April 2010

Der Euro braucht eine institutionelle Komplettierung und es h?ngt ganz wesentlich von Deutschland ab, ob das erreicht wird oder nicht.

The new Europe (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 02 March 2010

Lisbon Treaty, Von Rompuy, Ashton, External Action Service: what does it all mean for Europe?

The Munich Security Conference: Europe's absence (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 09 February 2010

The Munich Security Conference was once again at the centre of foreign policy discussion, but Europe was an intellectual absentee

A Franco-German revival? (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 03 February 2010

French and German ministers are set to meet in Paris on 4 February. While it looks like the engine that helps drive Europe is running again, we may get nothing more than handshakes.

After Lisbon: Is Europe becoming a global power? (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 01 December 2009

The European Union will start 2010 under von Rompuy and Ashton. This duo is supposed to provide the Union with a single voice in the wider world. Will it?

When bad news goes unnoticed (Commentary)

Ulrike Guérot - 23 November 2009

With the rest of Europe preoccupied with the van Rompuy and Ashton appointments, the French Europe Minister, Pierre Lellouche, picked the best time to announce some bad news: there will no joint Franco-German minister.