The end of the Merkel consensus?

Despite its structural power at EU level, the German coalition government led by Angela Merkel has failed to come up with a sound response to two of its vital interests: sustainable reform of the euro zone and the refugee question. With elections looming in 2017, can Merkel keep the coalition afloat? Hans Kundnani, Senior Transatlantic Fellow with GMF’s Europe programme, and Mark Leonard, Director of ECFR, discuss.

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