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Letter from Berlin Merkel's Search for New German President Full of Potential Pitfalls

As if she didn't have enough on her plate, Chancellor Angela Merkel must now find a replacement for German President Horst Köhler, who resigned in a huff on Monday. If she fails to organize a smooth succession, fresh questions will be raised about her own leadership.
Von SPIEGEL Staff
German Chancellor Angela Merkel und President Horst Köhler, who resigned on Monday.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel und President Horst Köhler, who resigned on Monday.

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