Angela Merkel: Suddenly on defensive over refugee policy, spy scandal


b_179_129_16777215_00_images_DEU130906aa002.jpegBERLIN — She was the dominant political, economic and moral voice on the Continent just a short time ago, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s image and power base have taken hits in recent days.

Revelations that Germany’s intelligence services spied on the FBI, American defense contractors, European allies and even respected international organizations such as the Red Cross have further dented Mrs. Merkel’s authority at a time when she is politically weaker than ever.

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