The Franco-German alliance needs a reset.
Damage control isn’t the only answer to the Trump presidency. Europe has to take its fate into its own hands.
The EU is battling three major crises – with Germany in the lead in every case. But so far Berlin has not been able to create momentum for building a stronger Europe.
The fallout with Greece has shown the complexity of governing the eurozone. The time to address the euro’s weaknesses and keep Europe’s single currency credible is now.