Photo Gallery How the US Sees Select World Politicians

The German chancellor is referred to as Angela "Teflon" Merkel. Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle is an "enigma." The King of Saudi Arabia thinks little of Iran. SPIEGEL ONLINE has collected select US views of world politicians from embassy dispatches revealed by WikiLeaks.
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