International Reports

On the Mood of the Partners in the Franco-German Relationship Two Decades After Reunion

by Joerg Wolff, Laura-Theresa Jaspers
Germany and France are connected with one another in many ways through close-knit networks. This is just as true for the political, economic and institutional spheres as it is at the levels of culture and civil society. Political cooperation between the two, with its comprehensive array of mechanisms for coordination and collaboration, is of a kind not seen anywhere else in the world. The two neighboring countries are mutually intertwined to a depth unsurpassed by any other states.