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Germany's painful wriggle between China and the US

Navigating between the powers has become a headache for Berlin

| Europe
German Chancellor Angela Merkel: there are signs of ambivalence seeping into German attitudes.   © dpa/AP

Hanns W. Maull is a senior associate fellow at the Mercator Institute for China Studies and a senior distinguished fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs and an adjunct professor of international relations at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Europe.

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