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The Ugly German Rears Its Head Why Germany Can't Shed Its Troubling Past

The 2006 World Cup in Germany seemed like a fairy tale come true for the country. Suddenly, years of troubling history seemed to lift amidst euphoria over the cosmopolitan twist fate had brought to the country. But this year, amid fresh debates over xenophobia, many are left wondering if the ugly German is back.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan