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Who is Angela Merkel’s true political heir?

The answer about the true heir to Merkel should be obvious. After all, the CDU/CSU coalition that Merkel has been leading for some 16 years has a clear candidate of its own. However, the outgoing chancellor’s last speech in the German Bundestag shows that the question is more complicated than one might think. The farewell […]