Europe after Merkel
Chancellor Angela Merkel will leave active politics after the German federal elections on 26 September 2021. As Merkel’s departure after sixteen years will resonate across Europe, the Clingendael Spectator invited eight international experts to offer their personal reflections on her legacy.
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