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The odd couple: Franco-German treaty at 50

De Gaulle wanted a "Europe of nations", Adenauer espoused more federalism. Fifty years on, what’s changed? With the euro under strain, François Picard’s panel argues over two distinct visions for making the Franco-German couple last.

  • Jacques MYARD. UMP MP, Member of the Foreign Affairs Commission;
  • Thomas FRIANG. Editor, Europa Nova;
  • Jakob HAESLER. CEO, Tinyclues;
  • Markus KERBER. Professor of Political Economy, Technische Universität Berlin (from Berlin);
  • Elmar BROK. CDU MEP. Chairman, European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee (from Brussels)

    Watch the second part here.


    Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

By Anelise Borges

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2016-12-01 Europe

Europe's next worry: High stakes in Italy constitutional referendum (part 1)

It's another day of reckoning for Europe this coming Sunday as Italians head to the polls to decide whether or not to reform their post-war constitution. A "No" vote could...

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2016-11-30 Aleppo

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2016-11-29 Asia-pacific

Scandal in Seoul: South Korean President Park offers to resign (part 1)

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