There is a saying that you cannot put a good man down. This has to be changed to you cannot put a good woman down, as Angela Merkel has returned to the international stage with a path to her fourth term opening up and her enemies in retreat. This has not been easy for Merkel, with weeks that began with the collapse of coalition talks, intrigue and finger-pointing but ended with the fighting chancellor telling her European Union partners that Germany is back to business as usual.
Merkel and the Free Democratic Party
The possibility of a repeat election
After being written off by many pundits ,this may be another defining moment for the 63-year-old chancellor who has defied expectations of her demise before, even as strategic defeats and enemies pile up after 12 years in office.Dr. Mohamed A. Ramady