Photo Gallery: Not-So-Grand Coalition
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Photo Gallery: Not-So-Grand Coalition

Germany's Fate The Dispiriting Prospect of a New Grand Coalition

With Angela Merkel's first effort at assembling a governing coalition having failed, a run-back of her current alliance with the Social Democrats appears likely. That, though, is hardly something to look forward to. And may not happen at all. By DER SPIEGEL staff