Tag: Germany

U.S. to Bolster Europe’s Fuel Supply to Blunt Threat of Russian Cutoff

Russia provides about one-third of the gas and crude oil imported by the European Union. Last year, Russia provided about 128 billion cubic meters of gas to Europe, according to industry estimates, and about a third of that flowed through Ukrainian territory. Russia has reduced that flow this winter, and its effort to open the […]

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What Happens if Russia Cuts Off Europe’s Natural Gas?

While Russia masses troops and military equipment near its border with Ukraine, parallel tensions have been building in world energy markets. It is not hard to see why. Natural gas flowing through a web of pipelines from Russia heats homes and power factories across much of Europe. Russia is also one of the continent’s key […]

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Jehovah’s Witnesses Sue German Museum for Archive of Nazi-Era Abuses

The Jehovah’s Witnesses, a pacifist religious group, are pursuing legal action against the German government to claim a family archive that documents the Nazis’ persecution of the Christian denomination. The archive comprises 31 files of documents relating to the Kusserow family, whose members were arrested, imprisoned and murdered by the Nazi regime because of their […]

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A Historic Verdict, and a New Front in the Global Fight for Human Rights

What did shock him, though, was how unconcerned the authors were that such documents could ever be used against them. “You’d expect them to try to hide things,” he says. “But no, they still signed with their names, rank and in their own handwriting. They believed 100 percent they could write what they want and […]

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Germany’s Vaccine Mandate Forges Unlikely Coalition of Protestors

NUREMBERG, Germany — Maria Liebermann came wrapped in fairy lights and waved a peace flag featuring a white dove. Martin Schmidt carried a Germany flag with the word RESIST scrawled across it in capital letters. She is a self-described “eco-leftist.” He votes for the far-right Alternative for Germany. They disagree on everything from immigration to […]

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80 Years Ago the Nazis Planned the ‘Final Solution.’ It Took 90 Minutes.

BERLIN — On Jan. 20, 1942, 15 high-ranking officials of the Nazi bureaucracy met in a villa on Lake Wannsee on the western edge of Berlin. Nibbles were served and washed down with cognac. There was only one point on the agenda: “The organizational, logistical and material steps for a final solution of the Jewish […]

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The New EU Presidency: Une Certaine Idée de l’Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron at an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium July 19, 2020. European Union Presidencies are always short and intense, but we’re in for an unusually intense first couple of months of EU politics.  One of the two traditional, large, core member states of the Europe Union–France–has assumed control of the Council of […]

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Exit, Versailles

The British Foreign Office, which during the past year has been Germany’s most inveterate supporter, requested an explanation. The answer was more illuminating than polite. Germany, von Neurath declared, is bound to no budgetary limitations under the terms of the Versailles Treaty. There is a certain justification for this stand. But Germany deliberately ignores the […]

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Junkyard Find: 2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK 430 Coupe

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