Angela Merkel’s Refugee Policy – “Enter the wide open”
Following a decision by German chancellor Angela Merkel, numerous refugees were granted access to Germany in September 2015. An article in the German weekly DIE ZEIT focuses on the consequences of the past weeks, both for Merkel’s legacy and for Germany. The author Tina Hildebrandt mentions a quote from the novel Roberts Reise (Robert’s Journey) that Merkel’s friend and colleague, Michael Schindhelm, once wrote to her: “Enter the wide open.”
To read the article (in German only), please click here.