Foreign Policy Shift Skepticism of German-Israeli Friendship Growing in Berlin

Top Berlin officials are becoming less inclined to unconditionally support Israel. With the two-state solution increasingly unlikely, there is concern that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is "instrumentalizing" Germany's friendship.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Foto: REUTERS / AMMAR AWAD/ REUTERS
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Foto: AP/dpa