Analysis Merkel Bows Out as the Far-right Slices Through the Western Consensus for Unity
When Merkel finally does retire, she could be replaced by a younger version of herself – an inclusive conservative, moderate yet decisive, democratic and humanistic. But by 2021 Germany could be a very different place
Angela Merkel has been chancellor of Germany since 2005. Germany’s success and her kindly authoritative personal style made her one of the most important leaders of this age. But she isn’t likely to go down in...
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