Elections in Bavaria and the Future of Conservatives in German Politics

The elections to be held on Sunday in Bavaria, Germany, will show how the future of conservatives in Germany will be shaped, how the fragile federal government led by Merkel will react to a major success of the AfD, and how the people will elaborate a likely shift to a more far-rightist and populist type of politics in general.

The French Islam

In a so-called attempt to combat radical Islamists, the French state is attempting to create a new type of “French Islam.”