The new Germany For many decades, Germany has been the engine of European integration. Germany’s unquestioning commitment to an ever-closer Union, its willingness to place European interests above its narrow national aims, and its ability to grease the wheels of integration with its ‘checkbook diplomacy’ have been vital for the European project to prosper. But Berlin’s foot-dragging... Continue Reading
Timo Behr is currently Researcher in the European Union research programme. He has a Ph.D and M.A from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies in International Relations. His expertise is in EU foreign and security policy, Euro-Mediterranean affairs, Contemporary Middle Eastern politics, and German foreign and defence policy.