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The German Lamb Is Learning to Howl

Ready for delivery: a Leopard 2 tank on a firing range in Germany. Image: US Army / Wikimedia Commons

The country that went to the gates of Moscow during the Second World War has become as aggressive as a cuddly cat. But with its decision to send Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine, Germany's ‘culture of reticence’, particularly with respect to Russia, may soon be a thing of the past.

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