Steady as she goes: 'Merkel 2.0' takes center stage in Germany

World / Politics Dec 8, 2018

Steady as she goes: 'Merkel 2.0' takes center stage in Germany

Germany's Christian Democrats have played it safe. By opting for Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel as party leader, they have voted for a centrist who is long on party unity and short on major policy initiatives. Merkel's decision to step down as leader ...