February 1, 2013

Europe Unable, U.S. Unwilling to Lead

Gregor Peter Schmitz, Der Spiegel

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is visiting Germany this week in an effort to strengthen trans-Atlantic ties. Global politics have come to a standstill in recent years, with the United States unwilling to show leadership and Europe and other major powers unable to fill the vacuum.

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