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Germany Declares Independence From America
Also, Germany is once again the world-champion exporter.
- Richard Palmer
German’s foreign minister declared independence from the United States this week. Europe, he said, should form a “counterweight” to the U.S., opposing America whenever it “crosses red lines.”
Writing in Germany’s Handlesblatt newspaper, he warned that Germany couldn’t be this counterweight alone.
“The main goal of our foreign policy is therefore to build a sovereign, strong Europe,” he wrote.
He called for European independence in practical ways; he wants to make Europe’s…