Macron wants to turn Corona into a European challenge, but falls flat on his own and Berlin’s nationalist reflexes.
Ensuring that transatlantic flows are sustained in the COVID-19 crisis is one of the most important things that can be done right now.
The EU has shown unprecedented flexibility in the initial days of an acute crisis. That does not mean the European project is collapsing.
That Trump may have tried and failed to poach a German company is a perfect narrative for a country deep in crisis.