Photo Gallery: Germany's 'Political Elite Is in Turmoil'
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Photo Gallery: Germany's 'Political Elite Is in Turmoil'

SPIEGEL Interview with Geert Wilders 'Merkel Is Afraid'

In a SPIEGEL interview, Dutch Islam-opponent Geert Wilders discusses his fight for a Koran ban, why German Chancellor Angela Merkel is running scared on the immigration issue and his belief that the Netherlands' debate over Muslims has now crossed the border into Germany.
Interview conducted by Walter Mayr and René Pfister. Translated from the German by Paul Cohen.