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Opinion: Punishment for disobedient Germany

By DW
14 June 2020   |   4:34 pm
The old West Germany had "a latent incompatibility between its national aims and its Atlantic ties," former US top diplomat Henry Kissinger once said. Donald Trump seems to miss those times, says DW's Miodrag Soric.

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