Controversial Poem about Israel Günter Grass's Lyrical First Strike

Never in the history of postwar Germany has a prominent intellectual attacked Israel in such a cliche-laden way as Günter Grass with his controversial new poem, "What Must Be Said." The Nobel Prize laureate has delivered a lyrical first strike against Israel.
Grass's poem was published in the Wednesday edition of the Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Grass's poem was published in the Wednesday edition of the Süddeutsche Zeitung.

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