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Germany: A New Role on the Global Stage?

German president Joachim Gauck is promising a more active role for Germany in the global political arena. Defense minister Ursula von der Leyen and foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier are also calling on Germany to be more proactive in dealing with international crises. But there are skeptical voices, among them parliamentary delegates, security experts and members of the armed forces.

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