Can Ostpolitik survive in a post-Merkel Germany?

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The key challenge for whoever ends up taking the helm from outgoing Chancellor Merkel after sixteen years in power is two-fold: decide what to do with that bilateral relationship and figure out how to square it with the oftentimes divergent priorities of other European partners and especially the United States.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe National Interest
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 2021


  • Germany
  • Russia
  • Engagement
  • Rapprochement
  • Energy
  • Nord Stream
  • International Relations
  • Europe
  • Order
  • Merkel


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