10 Questions For Gerhard Schröder

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Gerhard Schröder

When President Bush meets German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder in Mainz this week, it may not be a love fest. Washington was taken aback this month when a Schröder speech stated that NATO "is no longer the primary venue" for discussing transatlantic issues. TIME Berlin bureau chief Charles P. Wallace talked to Schröder about the uneasy alliance

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was just in Berlin, and there were many smiles. Relations between the U.S. and Germany seem to have improved. But there's still Iraq. Has anything really changed? You must not underestimate the importance of...

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