COLUMN-Germany should call GM's bluff: Peter Thal Larsen

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-- Peter Thal Larsen is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own -- By Peter Thal Larsen LONDON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Recently bankrupted companies seeking billions in taxpayer handouts do not generally have the strongest hand at the negotiating table. Yet General Motors [GM.UL] seems determined to drive a hard bargain over the bailout of Opel, its European car arm. After months of tortured negotiations with the German authorities, GM is now threatening to reverse away from ...

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