All those panicking about the current German limbo and a post-Merkel Germany should take a deep breath and think again. A Germany without Merkel is not necessarily all bad news for Europe.
Christian Lindner had many good reasons not to join a Jamaica coalition so soon after his party’s resurrection. However, contrary to what some commentators have alleged, turning the FDP into a nationalist-liberal "AfD light" is not one of them.
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Germany is rediscovering the economic and strategic importance of the Indian Ocean – its primary gateway to the Asia-Pacific markets. However, to take advantage of these economic opportunities, Germany will have to grapple with changing dynamics in the Indian Ocean, particularly increasing geopolitical and geo-economic competition sparked by China’s entry in the region.