‘PR’ trip creates headache for German defense minister

Looks like Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg is in for a rough week. On Monday, the German defense minister took a trip to northern Afghanistan to thank his country’s servicemen and women. Guttenberg’s wife and talk-show host Johannes B. Kerner accompanied the possible future chancellor on the trip. German media outlets and Guttenberg’s political opponents are crying foul over the trip, insisting the defense minister is using the excursion as a publicity stunt. “Greens party co-head Claudia Roth called the trip ‘c

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