Alastair’s two most recent articles for ‘The Global Lead’ both focus on upcoming ‘local’ elections which matter more than one might imagine from the limited press coverage, ie the 28 October election in the German state of Hesse and the 6 November gubernatorial elections in the US.
Top marks if you can identify the woman in the photo who – spoiler alert – could be Chancellor of Germany in just a few weeks time.
On 19 January, Alastair recorded a half-hour interview with Radio Sputnik on German politics. It should be available at this hyperlink:
On 20 November, Alastair was interviewed on Radio Sputnik about political developments in Germany.
On 20 November The Global Lead published an article by Alastair reflecting on the surprise collapse of coalition negotiations in Germany.
On 25 September, Alastair published his initial impressions of the outcome of Germany’s general election and its implications on ‘The Global Lead’.