February 25, 2013

Europe's Last Fan in Washington

Gregor Peter Schmitz, Der Spiegel

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The new U.S. secretary of state is visiting Berlin on Monday. He's promising grand things -- and he has a soft spot for Europe. But John Kerry has little room for maneuver. The Old World is of little interest to people in Washington, particularly President Obama.

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