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Best Defense

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The Cable

Did Germany Just Pull the Plug on Obama’s European Trade Deal?

The president isn't likely to complete his Asian and European trade deals before he leaves office.


The Countries With the Worst Bad Habits

Russia poisons its enemies, Germany’s obsessed with fiscal responsibility, and America’s addicted to spreading democracy. A list of policies governments ought to kick.


German Government to Urge Stockpiling of Food and Water in Case of Attacks

Germany will urge residents to stockpile food and water in case of nation-wide attacks.

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