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The World from Berlin: ‘Merkel Has Disgraced Herself’

Published on March 02, 2011

It didn't take long for Chancellor Angela Merkel to replace Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, who resigned as defense minister on Tuesday. But, say German commentators, it will take much longer to repair the damage done -- both by Guttenberg's plagiarism scandal and her own poor handling of the affair.