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Why Germany wants Brexit talks but blackmail won’t bring Angela Merkel to the table

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Ever since David Davis promised that the first port of call for British negotiators after Brexit would not be Brussels but Berlin – to “strike a deal” – the Brexit project has been waiting for German economic self-interest to assert itself over the process.

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Thus far, that prediction has proved over-optimistic, but the combination of Boris Johnson’s new no deal brinkmanship coupled with the gathering economic storm clouds over German manufacturing poses the question once again: are the Germans coming? 

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The answer is complex, since throughout the Brexit process Germany – unlike France – has striven to keep itself on the pragmatic end of the spectrum. 

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When no deal loomed in April, it was Germany,…

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Why Germany wants Brexit talks but blackmail won’t bring Angela Merkel to the table

Ever since David Davis promised that the first port of call for British negotiators after Brexit would not be Brussels but Berlin – to “strike a deal” – the Brexit project has been waiting for German economic self-interest to assert itself over the process.

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