What the stunning success of AfD means for Germany and Europe

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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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