A Green Future Merkel's Party in Need of New Allies

Following the FDP's dismal showing in recent state elections, there are growing calls within the conservative CDU for a new coalition partner. The Greens, however, are taking advantage of their new strength to dictate terms.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and Green Party floor leader Renate Künast: A match made in heaven?

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Green Party floor leader Renate Künast: A match made in heaven?

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan