Homework for the Second Term What Germany Expects from Obama

Europe is no longer the greatest priority in American foreign policy, but many German politicians would like to see that change. Washington and Berlin face common challenges -- from the economy to Iran's nuclear program. Now that he has been re-elected, the hope is that President Obama will visit to discuss the issues.
Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer during a 2011 visit with Barack and Michelle Obama at the White House.

Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer during a 2011 visit with Barack and Michelle Obama at the White House.

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