Op-Ed: US Elections and Transatlantic Relations | Süddeutsche Zeitung

Click to read the Op-Ed in the Suddeutsche Zeitung, October 2012 (English version)

“In the first presidential debate of the US election season, Governor Romney landed on the word “military” or “defense” in four of his last five sentences. Defense spending may be the one foreign policy difference where Romney believes he can get a toehold against a President who has restored foreign policy dominance to the Democratic party for the first time in decades. It is also the fundamental dimension where Republicans and Democrats disagree vis-à-vis our relationship with Europe….”

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