Schaeuble's recent ideas are not likely to fly, but the controversy over the role of the Commission is only a part of a bigger debate in Europe: the dispute over what the future European Union should look like, write Stratfor's analysts.
With or without an agreement, the economic crisis in Greece is far from over, and as it plays out it, will have political and economic ramifications across Europe writes Stratfor, the Texas-based global intelligence company.
The Nordic and Baltic states are working to boost security cooperation in response to Russia's military activity in the region and the security buildup on both sides is expected to continue, writes Stratfor.
The commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocides reveals a Russia looking at US ally Turkey with ever-growing suspicion, writes Stratfor, the Texas-based global intelligence company.
By forcing Syriza into a spot from which it must undertake a humiliating climb down to avoid disaster, the Eurogroup took its brinkmanship to a new level,writes Stratfor, the Texas-based global intelligence company.