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Germany as World Leader?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Feb 7, 2018
  • 19:41

Guest: Hans Kundnani, Senior Research Fellow, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House Since the election of President Trump, and with the impending exit of Britain from the EU, there’s been debate about who should replace the US and the UK as the leader of Europe – and beyond. German Prime Minister Angela Merkel has positioned herself as that leader, but she faces significant challenges to her political power. Skeptics say she’s overestimating Germany’s ability to fill America’s shoes.