Germany goes to the polls in a crucial national election.
Three candidates are vying to replace Angela Merkel, who’s stepping down after a remarkable 16 years as chancellor. And it appears to be an open race.
Merkel has widely been seen as a key global player during her four terms in office. But she leaves behind a Germany mired in crisis. Climate change, corona pandemic, Afghanistan are all casting a dark shadow over her departure. So, on TO THE POINT we ask: The “crisis manager” departs: What comes after Merkel?
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