Essential Geopolitics: Germany's Election Begins a Future Without Merkel

Aug 31, 2021 | 18:24 GMT


Germany will hold a federal election Sept. 26. This will be the first election in two decades for which chancellor Angela Merkel is not a candidate. September's electoral outcome will influence the fate not only of Germany, but of the entire European Union. Emily Donahue speaks to Stratfor senior Europe analyst at RANE Adriano Bosoni about why the election is so important.

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