'More Boldness' Merkel in Pre-Vote Dispute over Arms Exports

An internal paper indicates Chancellor Merkel's conservatives want Germany to increase arms exports, a move strictly opposed by her coalition partners. Foreign Minister Westerwelle struck back this week, highlighting a government spat just days before the election.
Leopard 2 tanks, like this one, have been in high demand overseas in recent years.

Leopard 2 tanks, like this one, have been in high demand overseas in recent years.

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