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Germany’s withdrawal symptoms

Angela Merkel faces a tough test as Germany goes to the polls. The country seems more inward-looking and nationalistic since the euro crisis. But this shift is both more subtle and not as recent as it appears
Hans Kundnani  


Gerhard Schröder will lead the Social Democrat challenge to Helmut Kohl in September's German election. Nina Grunenberg considers why he is more popular outside his party than inside. This is an edited extract from a profile written last year
Nina Grunenberg