A “New” German?

Posted by John Rosenthal

The participation of the American basketball player Chris Kaman in the Beijing Olympics as a member of the German basketball squad has caused some eyebrows to be raised. How could someone who has never lived in Germany, does not speak German, and whose only connection to the country consists of some ancestors who emigrated nearly a century ago be eligible for German citizenship? See my new article on World Politics Review here.

 

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