From Der Spiegel: Germany and Europe must stand against the US


It is thus somewhat ironical that it is Germany, the country that is politically and economically dominant in Europe, that will now have to fill in many of the gaps created by America’s withdrawal from the old world order, the one referred to by former German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer as “Pax Americana.” At the same time, Germany must build an alliance against Donald Trump, because it otherwise won’t take shape. It is, however, absolutely necessary.

pub. 02/2017

On the upside, I wonder if, during an otherwise dark time, a Europe unified against the US could become a bastion of liberalism?