Photo Gallery: A Hacking Nightmare
02/25/2013
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) looks across at Chinese Premier Wen...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) looks across at Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao during a meeting in Beijing in August 2012. Relentless digital attacks purportedly from China have plunged the German government into a political dilemma. No government can stand back while another country unscrupulously tries to steal its national secrets. But Merkel also doesn't want to mar relations with one of Germany's most important international trading partners.