Whoever controls Germany controls Europe — so who controls Germany now?

Michael Yorke
9 min readFeb 7
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Cambridge historian Brendan Simms wrote my favourite book on European history I’ve ever read — Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy, 1453 to the Present. In it, he paints a compelling account of the great ebbs and flows of the struggle for power in the continent between nations and empires over the last 550 years, with the supremacy of Europe boiling down to one simple…

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