Will Brexit and other separatist movements spell the end of modernization, peace and prosperity for Europe?
Both Erdogan and Macron need one another. While Paris can gain regional and global structure via Turkey, Ankara can gain renewed influence in other European capitals via Paris.
If the grand coalition is established and if it takes into consideration Ankara’s on-going willingness to cooperate more closely with Berlin, and thus materializes this opportunity, the German business community as well as her citizens will benefit from this to a great deal. As for Germany herself, it seems that any alternative scenario other than such a grand coalition would apparently force the country into a prolonged state of political crisis.