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German Defense Minister 'We Can't Look Away'

Germany has been heavily criticized in recent years for not doing its share in hotspots around the world. New Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen says that it is time for Berlin to take more responsibility. She also dreams of a European army.
Translated from the German by Charles Hawley