Who might replace her and will the world still call Merkel to talk to Germany?

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Chancellor Angela Merkel. Credit: https://www.bundeskanzlerin.de

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What to expect in the post-Merkel era?

As Chancellor Angela Merkel is ready to step down in 2021, what does it mean for German politics, and what for European politics? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel. Credit: https://www.bundeskanzlerin.de

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Is Chancellor Merkel a lame duck?

Discussion about Hans-Georg Maassen, Volker Kauder ousted as head of her party’s parliamentary group. What does it tell us about the position of Chancellor Angela Merkel? Some observers argue that she is becoming a “lame duck” and might even leave her position. Would you agree, or you see this differently? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel. Credit: https://www.bundeskanzlerin.de

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Germany: Does migration row have a potential to tear apart CDU/CSU alliance?

Some observers calls current situation’s the greatest challenge ever to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s authority. Would you say that her row with CSU over migration policies can really tears German coaliton appart or not, and why? And if it can what would this mean for Germany? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel. Credit: https://www.bundeskanzlerin.de

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Merkel and Macron in Washington. But what is the reality of transatlantic relations?

This is a week of President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel visits to Washington. With tariffs and Iran deal there are two big topics on the table and it is another test for transatlantic relations. How would you say Europe was able to adjust to Donald Trump’s presidency, maybe even to shape his presidency? Read few comments.
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How will another GroKo affect SPD, Merkel, Germany, EU?

How do you read the results of SPD referendum, what do they mean for SPD, Germany and Europe? Read few comments.
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What does GroKo mean for Germany?

What positive and negative do you make out of GroKo deal in terms of German domestic politics and EU (foreign) policy? And what about the SPD’s party referendum? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel and SPD leader Martin Schulz. Credit: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/

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