Now the Franco-German question

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Series Details 9.12.11
Publication Date 09/12/2011
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Commentary feature. The new German question asks whether Europe can find a new equilibrium now that Germany is the preponderant power.

Germany will have to learn leadership, and France followship. Both will find it a wrenching experience. The rules of the European game changed for ever with the reunification of Germany. It has taken the euro crisis to spell out the brutal implications.

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