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write about all things political in europe and beyond @ politico. reared in arizona, rooted in österreich. „agent provocateur“
Jul 4, 2018 9 tweets 2 min read
There's a lot of confusion out there, in particular internationally, about the impact of the the #Merkel-#Seehofer deal. A few points. (thread) This is not a major about-face on Merkel's part. In substance, she has given away very little. Her top priority was always to avoid unilateral action and she has achieved that, hence the support of the EU Commission yesterday. (2)