Following Chancellor Angela Merkel’s 29 October announcement that she will not stand for re-election as CDU party leader in the upcoming vote, we look at her most likely successors and analyse the long-term impacts on the political and economic situation in Germany and the European Union.
Key points include:
- Analysis of the upcoming CDU leadership election
- Drivers of the main political dynamics in Germany
- Viability of the Merkel cabinet in 2019 and beyond
- Implications for EU economic stability and migration cooperation
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