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Trump’s error in withdrawing troops from Germany

July 30, 2020 8:50 am

After 1990, the German public became rather critical of the American military presence

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Girl power does not stop the spread of COVID

July 28, 2020 1:55 pm

The virus doesn’t care about your political theories

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Germany’s EU presidency could make or break the union

July 3, 2020 11:48 am

Member states interpret the union differently

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Trump is right to pick a fight with Germany

June 22, 2020 11:56 am

Under Angela Merkel’s long reign, Germany has arguably turned into a destabilizing influence

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Germany is picking up the tab for Brexit

June 15, 2020 12:43 pm

Cheers, Angela...

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Is the Great Woman Theory of coronavirus leadership true?

June 5, 2020 2:33 pm

Other factors better explain which countries are totally girlbossing the virus

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How Macron gamed the EU COVID fund

May 21, 2020 4:01 pm

The ‘transfer union’, it turns out, will largely be a transfer to France

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Germany offers a worrying lesson in lifting the lockdown

April 29, 2020 9:41 am

Berlin fears that five weeks of confinement were for nothing if the numbers go up again

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Why Germany is reluctant to bail out Italy

April 27, 2020 8:28 am

Coronavirus is breathing new life into old European divisions

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Germany’s coronavirus crisis may have just revealed Merkel’s successor

April 26, 2020 11:08 am

Markus Söder does not lack the self-confidence to think he can take over Merkel’s job

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Merkel faces some tough decisions as Germany eases its lockdown

April 17, 2020 1:37 pm

German health experts have disagreed with one another a worrying amount over the past two months

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Are female world leaders better at handling coronavirus?

April 10, 2020 5:32 pm

Women tend to take health more seriously than men do

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Will coronavirus kill the eurozone?

April 9, 2020 5:50 pm

Merkel fiddles while Rome goes bankrupt

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Frightened people love their leaders

March 31, 2020 11:09 am

Leader approval ratings are ticking up — similar to those terrifying COVID charts

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‘Germany will pay!’ is Macron’s coronavirus mantra

March 27, 2020 12:40 pm

Without the weight and prestige of the northern states corona bonds will not go ahead

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The death of the center in European politics

February 14, 2020 11:36 pm

Voters pick candidates precisely because they don’t play by the rules

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The agony of Brexit — for us Germans

January 30, 2020 10:21 am

We never thought Britain would actually leave us stranded and alone

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Boris’s Iran approach delicately balances European and American interests

January 15, 2020 2:27 pm

The British PM was able to align with what Trump probably wants: a fresh deal, not a new war

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Who’s listening? Civilized debate is dead

November 4, 2019 12:59 pm

Our society has become perfectly content with a set of unchallenged lies

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The troubling rise of political violence in Saxony

September 1, 2019 11:54 am

Threats against politicians have become the new normal

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Merkel’s immigrant boom wreaks havoc in Germany’s prisons

February 13, 2019 4:31 pm

Prisons throughout Germany are overcrowded and struggling to handle the influx in population

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Angela Merkel is on her way out – and so is her vision for the EU

November 1, 2018 5:33 pm

Her throne will likely sit empty because Macron is the only leader with any desire to take it

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Hitler’s descendants think Trump is doing a bad job

October 9, 2018 10:50 am

The Führer’s great-nephew prefers Angela Merkel as a leader

On Germany, Trump is right about big picture, wrong on detail

June 19, 2018 11:33 am

Time was, a US President wouldn’t dream of criticising the government of one of its Nato allies in public –…