What Merkel Needs to Do to Save Her Chancellorship
After 13 years in power, Angela Merkel’s authority is crumbling.
Angela Merkel’s Coalition Squabbles Boost AfD
After weeks of quarreling, Germany’s coalition parties are hemorrhaging support.
Manfred Weber’s Balancing Act
The CSU politician is bidding to unite Angela Merkel’s center-right and Viktor Orbán’s hard-right strands of conservatism.
In Stormy Times, the CSU Turns to Anchor Centers
Bavaria’s ruling Christian Social Union (CSU) has unveiled new centralized migrant facilities it hopes will expedite the asylum process—and salvage its chances in a looming state poll.
Germany’s Other Problems
As the German government goes on summer break, many of the country’s most pressing issues have been neglected due to the row over migration. …
How Merkel Survived, Again
The German chancellor staved off a government collapse with an eleventh-hour deal to save her conservative bloc. But Angela Merkel’s power is waning.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Bavarian interior minister Horst Seehofer have reached a deal. But this migration fight isn’t over, not in Germany and not in the EU.
Her Last Battle?
Three years after the peak of the refugee crisis, a simmering conflict over migration policy with Angela Merkel’s Bavarian sister party has turned into open warfare.
Hanging in the Balance
Time is running out on Chancellor Merkel’s last chance to build a stable government.
Does Merkel Have to Go?
This fall, Germany’s chancellor has been facing mutiny within her own ranks. But Angela Merkel has decided to fight.