The World from Berlin 'Helping Israel Defend Itself Is Germany's Duty'

Opposition parties in Germany are demanding answers about the sale of nuclear-capable submarines to Israel, while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that the vessels are "very important" for his country's security. Media commentators argue that Germany has a historical duty to support the Jewish state.
An Israeli Dolphin-class submarine on maneuvers (2008 photo).

An Israeli Dolphin-class submarine on maneuvers (2008 photo).

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-- David Gordon Smith