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Germany’s America Angst

Why Berlin and Washington don't see eye to eye on what to do about Vladimir Putin.

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Rich Germany Has a Poverty Problem

Inequality and underemployment are on the rise in Europe’s economic powerhouse.

Passport

Did the Brutal Death of Mussolini Contribute to Hitler’s Suicide?

Seventy years ago on Tuesday, partisans in the backwoods of northern Italy summarily executed Benito Mussolini after they happened to foil the dictator’s attempted escape across the Swiss border.

Christian Caryl

Political Animal

Günter Grass believed that it was the duty of writers to engage with the issues of the day.

Passport

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.

Passport

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.

Argument

It’s Time to Kick Germany Out of the Eurozone

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

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