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Jane Merrick is a British political journalist and former political editor of the Independent on Sunday newspaper. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)One of the most striking images of this week was not recent but taken back in April. A photograph of David Cameron, Matteo Renzi, Barack Obama, François Hollande and Angela Merkel chatting on the balcony of the Herrenhausen Palace in Hannover, Germany, during a summit was shared thousands of times Monday on Twitter for the neat way it summed up how quickly power can fall away.