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What the stunning success of AfD means for Germany and Europe

The radical right party profited from the fact immigration was the number one election issue.

But can its breakthrough last?

n 1991 Belgium had its (first) black Sunday, when the populist radical right Flemish Block gained 6.8% of the national vote.

Since then many other western European countries have gone through a similar experience, from Denmark to Switzerland.

Raul 1aAnd now, even the ever stable Germany has its own schwarzer Sonntag, and it’s blacker than most people had expected.

The populist radical-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party not only enters the Bundestag, the German parliament, but…

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