Patronizing, Frustrating and Divisive The Shortcomings of Merkel's European Policies

Germany had an historic opportunity to forge a more integrated Europe with French President Emmanuel Macron. Instead, it hesitated, dithered and ultimately missed its chance under Chancellor Angela Merkel. History will judge its failure unfavorably.
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

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