Why Germany’s Chancellor Is So Important

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Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel is one of the longest serving female heads of government. She is so popular that many of her constituents have affectionately nicknamed her “mutti” or English for “mommy”. Why is she so important?

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Could Merkel be the most powerful female politician ever?
http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/20/world/europe/could-merkel-be-the-politician/
“Frugal, cold and boring — those are just some of the words Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel has been called by her peers and the global press days before the German election.”

Merkel and Hollande’s surprise Moscow visit raises hopes of Ukraine deal
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/05/hollande-merkel-kiev-ukraine-proposal-us
“The leaders of Germany and France abruptly announced a summit with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, in Moscow on Friday in response to overtures from the Kremlin, raising hopes of a breakthrough in the year-old Ukraine conflict.”

Germany’s Merkel Says She Doesn’t See Another Greek Debt Cut http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/31/merkel-greek-debt-cut_n_6584948.html
“German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the refusal of Greece’s European creditors to consider forgiving part of the debt-ridden country’s rescue loans, though she stressed in an interview published Saturday that Berlin’s aim is to keep Greece in the eurozone.”

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How Powerful is Germany? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io2cAtwR57c&list=PLS0CO0PT_kEI_kuXdshFDigz9hcFqJIS-&index=9

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