The far-right party Alternative for Germany has proved adept at influencing German society, even if its electoral prospects are less than rosy.
Sam Denney is a senior research assistant at a DC-based think tank where he works on European affairs. He was the 2019 Europe Fellow for the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy and previously worked as an intern for the Europe Practice at the Albright Stonebridge Group in Washington, DC and for the European Union Affairs unit at the State Chancellery of North Rhine-Westphalia in Düsseldorf, Germany. He received an MA in German and European Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in 2018 and a BA in German and European Studies from Vanderbilt University in 2014.
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