Biden Isn’t Selling Out on Nord Stream 2. He’s Protecting U.S. Firms.
If Washington can sanction any company for legal activity it doesn’t like, China and others could do the same to U.S. businesses—making them uninsurable.
Biden’s Surrender to Merkel on Nord Stream 2
His support for the pipeline abandoned a bipartisan consensus, got nothing in return, and made the world less secure.
The Undeniable Pessimism of Angela Merkel
Hovering over Germany’s China policy is a cloud of gloom and fear.
East Germany Is Still a Country of Its Own
Thirty years after unification—and two months before a national election—German politics are still divided in two.
How World War II Code-Breakers Created the Modern Digital World
In “Geniuses at War,” David A. Price convincingly recounts a heroic and tragic tale.
Why Is Ted Cruz Threatening Angela Merkel?
U.S. senators have threatened the Port of Sassnitz with “fatal measures,” but it’s worth asking what would happen if others acted the same way.
Biden Is Falling Into the Same Trap With Europe as Obama
Washington’s myopic focus on Berlin and Brussels is a grave mistake. The rest of Europe shouldn’t be flyover country.
Russia Policy Puts Biden Under Pressure Across Europe
Ukraine has the most to gain in Biden’s emerging Russia policy—and the most to lose.
Europe Repents in Africa
Germany and France have formally acknowledged their roles in the continent’s 20th-century genocides.
Germany’s Post-Pacifist Generation Is Nearing Power
The world according to Annalena Baerbock, the Green Party candidate—and frontrunner to become chancellor.
For Indians Abroad, Talk of Home Is Terrifying
Watching a catastrophe unfold from afar has left India’s diaspora feeling angry and helpless.
How to Break the Logjam Over Nord Stream 2
The Russo-German pipeline has zero impact on European security. But Ukraine should be helped.
How the Greens Went Mainstream
They were once Germany’s anti-establishment party. Now they’re on the verge of reaching the peak of power.