German commentator Josef Joffe on the lessons of currency crisis
All talk and no action. Commitment without clout. European diunity over the Balkan crisis is the symptom of a deeper paralysis.
If we go in, how and when do we get out? And if we go in to each the murderous Serbs a lesson, are we prepared for repeat performances in the civil wars of the former Soviet Union?
It would be futile foe Europe to intervene
As usual, the West`s leaders accomplished little at the economic summit, argues Josef Joffe. They should go to more working funerals instead
Frei oder haltlos: Deutsche Diplomatie nach dem Ende des Kalten Krieges
Germans want European unity in principle. But, says Josef Joff, they do not want to lose their sence of national identity
Is the National Symbol in Danger?
The Little Englanders should be reassured that Germany has more in Commeon with Britain than with France.
The empire is dead. Now what about the ghosts of yesteryear?
The empire is dead. Now what about the ghosts of yesterday?
germany is one now, but an invisible wall of mind and spirit still seperates the modern West from the backward East.
Zum Tod von Ignatz Bubis
Defeating Saddam Hussein won`t ensure stability in the Persian Gulf, argues Josef Joffe. An American presence will be needed.
The 1914-1990 war
on what all the fuss is about