Make Up Or A Shake-Up?

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SHAKE ON IT: Schröder wants more from Bush

After U.S. secretary of State Colin Powell spent a day in Berlin last week trying to patch up post-Iraq diplomatic damage, the question was clear: Does either side really want to make nice? Before Powell held talks with Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer, he met briefly with Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, with whom he was photographed shaking hands. Will the Chancellor enjoy the same photo op with President George W. Bush when the two attend summits in Russia and France in late May and early June? The two haven't spoken since November.

The Germans have made it clear that...

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