Merkel's Plan for Saving the G8 Summit

A showdown between the German chancellor and President Bush over climate change looms for the upcoming international forum

US President George W. Bush and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are competing for control of the climate change agenda at the G-8 summit. The minutes of a secret meeting to plan the German government's strategy, obtained by DER SPIEGEL, reveal the hard line Merkel plans to take.

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