What does Angela Merkel’s decision to stand down as leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) mean for Germany and Europe? Mark Leonard discusses with Josef Janning and Susi Dennison the political implications and expectations for party leadership: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Friedrich Merz, Jens Spahn.
• ECFR’s EU Coalition Explorer www.ecfr.eu/eucoalitionexplorer
• Counter-Revolution - Liberal Europe in Retreat by Jan Zielonka https://global.oup.com/academic/product/counter-revolution-9780198806561?cc=de&lang=en&• Fauda https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4565380/
The podcast was recorded on 31 October 2018.
Picture: (c) The European Union