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Merkel Lands Fourth Term, But At What Cost?

Angela Merkel will serve as Germany’s chancellor for a fourth term, but Sunday’s win comes at a high price. The right-wing populists are now the third-strongest party in parliament and her negotiations to create a new government are likely to be complicated.

Read Here – Spiegel Online

Also Read: Angela’s ashes: 5 takeaways from the German election

Angela Merkel, The Most Powerful Woman in a World of Unstable Men

The Trump Team’s Holy War And The Remaking Of the World Order

No American President has figured out an enduring way to calm the tensions between the West and the Islamic world, which have a troubled, millennia-old history spanning the Crusades, the Inquisition, European colonialism, and the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Many, however, have at least tried.

Read Here – The New Yorker

When India Turned Right

For the first time in independent India’s history, a general election has brought a conservative party with a clear-cut parliamentary majority to office. Although scores of analysts have weighed in about what that party — the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) — will do next, three other questions have gone unanswered. First, why has India never had a sizeable conservative party of any consequence? Second, why has it taken the country over six decades to elect a conservative regime? Third, what are the prospects for conservatism in India in the future?

Read Here – Foreign Affairs

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