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The world needs grown-up leadership. Time for Germany to step up | Shada Islam

26 days ago   |   By The Guardian

With Germany at the EU helm, there's a unique chance for Europe to fill the vacuum left by the retreating US With Trump's US missing in action from the global stage, the European Union should be stepping into the vacuum. Germany, which has just taken over the bloc's rotating presidency, could use the next six months to provide the leadership to boost Europe's global impact. But is it ready to shake off its traditional reticence? Immediate economic challenges will dominate EU leaders' first in-person encounter since the lockdown, on 17 and 18 July. And Berlin is right to prioritise...
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