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Germany Abroad 'Mealy-Mouthed' Foreign Policy Angers Allies

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle is intent on keeping his country out of military operations in Mali. But his insistence on playing the role of peacemaker is increasingly frustrating Berlin's allies. Many in Berlin are likewise unimpressed.
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen