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Germany’s changing political landscape may be far more difficult for Angela Merkel to deal with than European issues.
The German chancellor doesn’t intimidate, humiliate, or boast. Facing a possible fourth term in office, she wields enormous influence by relying on reason, cooperation, and networking.
The assumption is that Angela Merkel will be reelected as chancellor of Germany. The same cannot be said about the makeup of her next government.
Berlin and Paris need to quickly assess whether they share a common vision for Europe and its place in the new world order.
Instead of using Brexit to strengthen its position inside the EU, Poland is damaging its own interests by alienating Germany.
The campaign might lack fizz but the outcome of the German election could have a profound effect on the future of Europe.
The German Chancellor is using trust and stability as her currency to try to win her fourth and presumably final term in office.