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Friedrich Merz: what to expect from the CDU’s new leader

Bitschnau, Marco (2022) Friedrich Merz: what to expect from the CDU’s new leader. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (24 Jan 2022). Blog Entry.

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On 22 January, Friedrich Merz was elected as the next leader of Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU). Marco Bitschnau argues that any expectation the CDU will move sharply to the right under Merz is misguided. There is likely to be substantial continuity with the Merkel era.

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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2022 14:09
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2022 14:09

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