Georg Diez

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Germany has been thrown into political turmoil after the resignation of Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, head of the ruling conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and designated successor of Chancellor Angela Merkel. The move stunned the political establishment and underlined the growing power and influence of the German far right.

On the surface, the resignation of Kramp-Karrenbauer, also known as AKK, is connected to her failure to command enough control over her party and deal with the fallout of the recent election in the German state of Thuringia, where a politician of the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) was elected prime minister (and later stepped down amid massive protests) with the help of the CDU and the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD), in defiance of Kramp-Karrenbauer’s instructions to reject the racist and revisionist AfD.…  Seguir leyendo »