Syriza’s election in Greece turned discussion in Europe once more to the possibility of a Grexit. Cutting Athens loose, however, would not help Greece, and do little to repair the eurozone’s remaining problems.
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+++ Daniela Schwarzer on the German governments' European tasks: forging compromises and building bridges; Wolfgang Schäuble on the state of the European Union and how to advance it; why don't the French and German elites wrack their brains how to jointly take Europe forward, asks Georg Blume; Oliver Grimm shows that Germans aren't over-represented in Euorpean institutions; Joanna Sopinska profiles EU trade commissionar Cecilia Malmström; Nicolai von Ondarza on a Brexit by Brussels; Sebastian Heilmann and Guntram B. Wolff on why Germany's economic model needs to change; Florence Gaub on the next Arab Spring +++