Farid Hafez

Political Scientist, Visiting Professor of International Studies at Williams College, Senior Fellow at Bridge Initiative/Georgetown University

The Role of Islamophobia in the Upcoming German Federal Election

The anti-#Muslim, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party won 13.5% of the vote in today’s federal election in Germany, becoming the first overtly nationalist party to sit in the Bundestag in 60 years. How might the AfD influence German politics? READ analysis from on the role of #Islamophobia in today’s election here