- Nile Gardiner: Merkel looks out of touch with winds of change sweeping through Europe
- He says the German leader must act decisively in the face of the mounting terror threat
Nile Gardiner is the director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at the Heritage Foundation and a former aide to the late British Prime Minister. Opinions in this article belong to the author.
(CNN)She once strode across the European stage like a colossus.