She will find herself with fewer allies in Germany now, just as she did at the European summit.

"Germany, as hinted at in my prediction, began to dominate Europe more and more in 2012 and has also found itself pitted against most of the nations in Europe without the strong ally for German austerity that it once had in France. The political conflict between Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and the rest of Europe’s leaders became quite intense, and everyone began saying the latest summit was the most acrimonious of all." ( )

--David Haggith