Derek Scally: Germany is here, Berlin is back - Irish Times

Principled politician Also the Economist, not necessarily Germanys closest friend, final week dubbed Merkel the particular indispensable European with regard to defending Germanys interests with out losing sight of Europes.By getting pragmatic within the encounter involving an unprecedented crisis, it said, Merkel proved herself a more principled politician as compared to the girl EU peers who, within the encounter of your looming humanitarian disaster, pointed to the rule e-book and refused to take significant numbers of refugees.

Five a lengthy time after Germanys partners raged at Berlins pedantic approach to the euro crisis, it should be asked: who's being pedantic now?