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After the Brexit-Referendum

Georg Boomgaarden: After the Brexit-Referendum Translation from the original German text Conference in the International Club in the Auswärtiges Amt (German Foreign Office) July 19, 2016 What has happened ? The Referendum on June 23, 2016 resulted in 52% of...

The future of the EU – a risky path

There were the usual pundits and gurus telling us that if Brexit were happening other EU-countries would follow to leave and the EU would come to its more or less deserved end. While this may be overdone and wishful thinking...

BREXIT – the game is over

Rub your eyes – the world has changed. BREXIT happened – the game around it is over. I attended the speech of Prime Minister David Cameron at Bloomberg in London when he announced on January 23th, 2013 that he would...

1975 An evening with Willy Brandt

On Wednesday 10th of September, 1975 (SPD chairman and former Chancellor) Willy Brandt came to see our group of 17 Foreign Service trainees. I wrote down a report on that meeting some days later: start of notes —————— Brandt made...

Grexit avoided – Europe saved ?

UPDATED August 30, 2015 – Greece is preparing for General Elections. The left wing of the Syriza Party has split away to form a new party. Tsipras is still a favourite but his advantage in the polls has narrowed considerably....