EADS-BAE failure

EADS-BAE failure shows road to united EU ends in Berlin

Press quote (Bloomberg)
11 October 2012

"The German government, compared to the French and the British governments, is always unco-ordinated," said Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform. "You have different ministries, different parties with their own agenda and a structurally weak leadership in the sense that the chancellery doesn't have the power over the system that the Elysee has or the British government has. And Merkel has not been a great visionary leader."