Op-Ed: Germany v. France on Syria | Der Spiegel | Slate.fr

Click here to read the commentary by Jonathan Laurence, “Germany Flexes its Muscles on Syria,” Der Spiegel – online, 23 August 2013:

“Germany has urged caution in response to French calls for the use of force in Syria. Its stance is more than a mere aversion to military intervention, however. The country is quietly asserting itself and fleshing out its foreign policy.”

In French: “Sur la Syrie, l’Allemagne montre ses muscles face à la France,” Slate.fr, 26 August 2013

In Italian: “La Germania flette i muscoli sulla Siria,” Arabpress.eu, 27 August 2013

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