Germany’s Chancellor Merkel won re-election:
Victory for Angela MerkelPublished: September 28, 2009
Sunday’s elections in Germany were a personal triumph for Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose low-key centrist leadership has been good for Germany, good for Europe and good for trans-Atlantic relations. She is now the European Union’s steadiest, best-respected leader…
Her new coalition partner will be the Free Democrats, giving her a solid, politically coherent center-right majority…
Twenty years after reunification, Germany is a successful and credible democracy. The challenge for its newly elected government is to shoulder its full share of the burdens of constructive international leadership. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/29/opinion/29tue2.html
The re-election was expected. But the New York Times should be careful about what it wishes for. The times when Germany had the most international influence was when it was a dangerous military force.
And this will happen again.
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