Walking a Fine Line German President Gauck Impresses on Israel Visit

State visits to Israel provide plenty of opportunities to commit blunders for German heads of state. But this week President Gauck has artfully balanced between showing solidarity with Israel and criticizing the slow pace of the peace process.
Israeli President Peres and German President Gauck at Yad Vashem on Tuesday.

Israeli President Peres and German President Gauck at Yad Vashem on Tuesday.

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