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Rocky Relationship Attraction and Repulsion Define French-German Relations

Together, Germany and France have long been viewed as the motor of European integration. In the midst of the economic crisis, however, old suspicions and rivalries between Europe's two key nations are being reawakened. Once again, the German approach has France's intellectuals mystified -- and the tone is getting sharper.
Von Romain Leick
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan