Germany

Washington Appears to Reject the Opportunity to End the New Cold War With Russia Washington Appears to Reject the Opportunity to End the New Cold War With Russia

The US is rejecting Putin’s proposal to cooperate against the terrorist Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, while escalating NATO’s “exercises” against Russia in Eastern Europe.

Nov 11, 2015 / Audio / Stephen F. Cohen

Berlin Wall

November 9, 1989: The Berlin Wall Falls November 9, 1989: The Berlin Wall Falls

“The ideological morticians are wrong in assuming that this death of an epoch heralds a capitalist eternity.”

Nov 9, 2015 / 150th Anniversary / Richard Kreitner

November 8, 1923: Adolf Hitler Attempts a Coup in Germany—the ‘Beer Hall Putsch’

November 8, 1923: Adolf Hitler Attempts a Coup in Germany—the ‘Beer Hall Putsch’ November 8, 1923: Adolf Hitler Attempts a Coup in Germany—the ‘Beer Hall Putsch’

“Hitler, firing melodramatically into the air to force attention from a feverish crowd, has lost his glamor.”

Nov 8, 2015 / 150th Anniversary / Richard Kreitner

This Man Was Jailed for Seeking Restitution of Property Stolen by the Nazis

This Man Was Jailed for Seeking Restitution of Property Stolen by the Nazis This Man Was Jailed for Seeking Restitution of Property Stolen by the Nazis

The Austrian government risks looking like it’s trying to silence an outspoken critic of its horrific behavior during the Nazi era.

Oct 22, 2015 / William D. Cohan

Refugees to Europe: Do Better Than This

Refugees to Europe: Do Better Than This Refugees to Europe: Do Better Than This

From Germany to Switzerland, asylum seekers are organizing to demand humane treatment from rich nations.

Sep 30, 2015 / Caitlin L. Chandler

September 29, 1938: The Munich Agreement Brings ‘Peace in Our Time’…

September 29, 1938: The Munich Agreement Brings ‘Peace in Our Time’… September 29, 1938: The Munich Agreement Brings ‘Peace in Our Time’…

“Forget for a moment the fate of the Czechs; consider instead the fate of Europe.”

Sep 29, 2015 / 150th Anniversary / Richard Kreitner

German Chancellor Angela Merkel

How Germany’s Surveillance Scandals Echo Our Own How Germany’s Surveillance Scandals Echo Our Own

We treat the Germans the same way we treat ourselves—like dogs.

Aug 14, 2015 / Norman Birnbaum

Sigmar Gabriel

Germany’s Social Democrats Are Colluding in Greece’s Destruction—and I’m Leaving The Party Germany’s Social Democrats Are Colluding in Greece’s Destruction—and I’m Leaving The Party

Germany’s largest left-of-center party no longer represents left values.

Jul 15, 2015 / Yascha Mounk

Austerity Has Been Discredited. So Why Won’t It Die?

Austerity Has Been Discredited. So Why Won’t It Die? Austerity Has Been Discredited. So Why Won’t It Die?

Greece has been pushed to the brink not to help its economy, but to show who’s in charge.

Jul 16, 2015 / Editorial / Sarah Leonard

Spain Greece Protests

How Much Has Public Opinion Driven the Greek Debt Negotiations? How Much Has Public Opinion Driven the Greek Debt Negotiations?

Public opinion plays a larger role in negotiations than you might expect.

Jul 15, 2015 / Ethan Corey

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