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Jana Puglierin
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is Head of the Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP).

US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel stand for conflicting conceptions of the West.

Where France and Germany are likely to chime – and occasionally clash.


The “unthinkable” has happened – again. The consequences for Europe and the world loom large.

Why the “old continent” will miss Barack Obama.


Think that a “Merkel doctrine” is an oxymoron? Wrong: Ertüchtigung – loosely, “help for self help” – sounds outdated even to German ears, but the concept behind it is useful today.