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Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

There’s a reason Berlin is so reticent about responding to the French president’s European reform proposals.

On the eve of the Munich Security Conference, the CDU’s new leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer talks foreign policy with BERLIN POLICY JOURANAL.

New CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has often been called an “Angela Merkel 2.0”. In fact, AKK is likely to steer Germany’s conservatives back to …

The first part of Angela Merkel’s phased departure from power has worked out as planned. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer’s road to the chancellery, however, will be more difficult.

The experienced politician from one of Germany’s smallest states has often been underestimated–like Angela Merkel.

The chancellor has spent a quarter of a century fending off party rivals. Is there anyone left to succeed her?