Letter from Berlin Blast from the Past Has Merkel on the Defensive

Criticism of Angela Merkel is nothing new. This week, though, it was ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl who found sharp words for his erstwhile protégé. With her foreign minister also under fire, things are not looking good for Merkel in upcoming state elections.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has not had a good week.

Chancellor Angela Merkel has not had a good week.

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