Christian Caryl

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Germanwings Flight Flown Deliberately Into the French Alps

European authorities said 28-year old German Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew the Germanwings flight into the French Alps. Terrorism is not thought to be a motive.


Two U.S. Citizens Onboard Crashed Germanwings Flight

The State Department confirmed on Wednesday that two U.S. citizens were on board Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed in southern France. 150 people were on ...

The Cable

Clinton: U.S. Should Consider German Model for Saving Jobs

Hillary Clinton said a German policy to save jobs could work here in America. But an expert warns it could have unintended consequences for the American economy.

The Cable

Germany Calls Ukraine Conflict a Threat to Europe, but Says No U.S. Weapons Needed

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said the Ukraine crisis threatens Europe. But he argued Thursday that sending guns will not resolve it.


It’s Time to Kick Germany Out of the Eurozone

Why the anchor dragging down the European economy isn’t Athens -- it’s Berlin.

The Cable

How the Cease-Fire With Russia Might Save Ukraine

The U.S.- backed cease-fire deal between Russia and Ukraine is widely seen as a victory for Moscow. But it might be just what Kiev needs to stave off economic disaster.


What Germany Owes Ukraine

On Ukraine, Angela Merkel enjoys a reputation as Europe’s Iron Lady. Here’s why it’s unearned.

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