What’s next for Germany after Angela Merkel? | Inside Story

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For 16 years, Chancellor Angela Merkel steered Germany through economic meltdowns, refugee crises and, most recently, a global pandemic.

But her leadership has come to an end.

Incoming Chancellor Olaf Scholz faces numerous challenges, including rising COVID-19 infections, climate change, and tensions with Russia and China.

So what’s next for Germany and Europe?

Presenter: Hazem Sika

Guests:

Ulrich Brueckner – Professor of Political Science, Stanford University in Berlin.

Rebecca Christie – Non-resident Fellow at the independent think tank Bruegel.

Matt Qvortrup – Chair of Applied Political Science at Coventry University and author of ‘Angela Merkel: Europe’s Most Influential Leader’.

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