The World from Berlin In Stuttgart, 'No Compromise Is Possible'

Germans have been shocked by the acrimony -- and violence -- of the conflict over Stuttgart 21, a new mega-development problem now underway in the southern German city. The government has now appointed a mediator, but newspaper commentators don't think he'll find much success.
Some of the trees slated for removal have been decorated by opponents of the Stuttgart 21 project.

Some of the trees slated for removal have been decorated by opponents of the Stuttgart 21 project.

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-- Charles Hawley