Joerg Forbrig

German Marshall Fund

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Transatlantic Fellow for Central and Eastern Europe at the German Marshall Fund in Berlin

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Chancellor Angela Merkel's been called Germany's "indispensable leader," but regional elections held yesterday "saw her punished" because of her open-door policy for refugees.

German Voters Send Chancellor Merkel a Message

Chancellor Angela Merkel's been called Germany's "indispensable leader," but regional elections held yesterday "saw her punished" because of her open-door policy for refugees.

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Massive turnouts in Paris and other cities yesterday were a  demonstration of national outrage  against terrorism and anti-Semitism.

Will Terrorism in France Mean Unity or Division?

Massive turnouts in Paris and other cities yesterday were a demonstration of national outrage against terrorism and anti-Semitism.

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The death toll from  last week's bombing and shootings  in Norway is now said to be 76 and the names of the victims are being released.

Islamophobia Turns into Mass Murder in Norway

The death toll from last week's bombing and shootings in Norway is now said to be 76 and the names of the victims are being released.

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