Former German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg(Getty Images)
Former German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg
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A Comeback for Guttenberg?

October 21, 2012  •  From
Right on time, just one year before Germany’s federal elections, calls are going out for Karl Theodor zu Guttenberg to return to frontline German politics.

Amid the brouhaha of Bavaria’s Christian Socialist Party’s annual conference, csu leader Horst Seehofer has called for the return to high office of Baron Karl Theodore zu Guttenberg.

Having voluntarily resigned from politics in the wake of a left-wing attack on his academic credibility, Guttenberg moved to Connecticut, accepting a post with Neelie Kroes, EU commissioner for Digital Agenda, in addition to joining a U.S.-based international think tank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, under the title of “distinguished statesman.”

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