October 29, 2013
Merkel's Indignation Is Genuine and Rightly So
Charlotte Potts, CNN
The Associated Press
Merkel would not challenge relationships with the U.S. if she didn't think it was necessary. She wouldn't endanger the Swift data exchange agreement and negotiations on a free trade zone between the European Union and the United States, just to demonstrate that she is a strong leader or to strengthen her position at home, which is stable regardless at the moment.
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