Der Spiegel—For Chancellor Angela Merkel, Torturous Months Lie Ahead

Posted by Kendall Harmon

German Chancellor Angela Merkel can't be pleased about François Hollande's election victory, but it will at least be bearable for her. The newfound self-confidence of her junior coalition partner, the FDP, which scored a surprise success in the state election of Schleswig-Holstein on Sunday, poses a greater threat to the chancellor.

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