Plagiarism Accusations Widen Guttenberg Copied Work of German Parliament's Research Department

German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg faces fresh accusations of plagiarism in his doctoral thesis. According to a report due to be published in SPIEGEL on Monday, he used the services of the parliament's research department for his dissertation, and didn't mention the author in his footnotes.
Under fire: German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg.

Under fire: German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg.

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