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Social Media: Europe: Central Europe: Germany

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Interview: Wolfgang Beyer
Interview: Wolfgang Beyer
Wolfgang Beyer discusses the GDR Peace Movement's history and successes. By Dr. Cornelia Beyer. Read More...


Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Author examines current military situation in Afghanistan and prospect for removing Western troops by 2014. By Michael Orfanos. (05/23/2011) Read More...


Beer and Bratwurst, But No Babies
Beer and Bratwurst, But No Babies
Author examine issues of population growth and immigration in Germany and their impact. By Matthew Funk. (01/25/2011) Read More...


Higher education and the recession: It still pays to study
Higher education and the recession: It still pays to study
An OECD study shows that, despite an ever growing supply of university degree earners, there is still a significant return to education among degree earners in developed countries. The Economist (9/19... Read More...


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Germany’s Recession vs. America’s: Doing Worse, but Feeling Better
The global recession that started in the United States is hitting Germany particularly hard as their economy is expected to shrink by 8%. The American economy is expected to shrink by only half that m... Read More...


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Putin’s Useful Idiots
Wonder why Russia has Europe over a barrel? Ask German environmentalists. By William Yeatman (CEI, 10/08/2008) Read More...


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Do Germans Fear Russia More Than Rising Temperatures?
Two decades of the world’s most stringent environmental regulations have made Germany increasingly energy dependent on Russia. That’s how Russian President Vladimir Putin persuaded a coalition of West... Read More...


Depends on Whose ‘Locusts’ they Are
Depends on Whose ‘Locusts’ they Are
Amidst misguided economic thinking, Germany's center-left and center-right swap roles on protectionism. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler. (first published in Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Karen E. Smith
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Karen E. Smith
International Affairs Forum discusses EU issues with Dr. Karen E. Smith, Head of the European Foreign Policy Unit, London School of Economics. (IA-Forum, 03/15/2007) Read More...


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Europeans' chill deepens on US policy
The author confronts a growing problem for America's European allies: reconciling domestic opinion with unpopular foreign policy. By Robert Marquand (Christian Science Monitor, 2/23/2007). Read More...


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Merkel's Geopolitical Menage Trois
Authors discuss the options that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has in her dealings with Russia on Gas and Energy. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson. (IA-Forum, 12/08/2006) Read More...


Germany's Cup Runneth Under
Germany's Cup Runneth Under
Despite a heart-breaking overtime loss to the Azzurri in the World Cup semi-finals, Germany's Football-induced euphoria can't be dampened. This is how Chancellor Merkel might capitalize on it. ... Read More...


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The Research Center of the German Council on Foreign Affairs
The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) is Germany's national foreign policy network. As an independent, private, non-partisan and non-profit organization, the Council actively takes part in po... Read More...


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Riots in France, Quiet Debates in Germany
Germans have a more tepid reaction to proposed labor market reforms. By Markus Dettmer and Stefan Simons. (Der Spiegel, 3/28/06) Read More...


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Wasted Energy
The authors poke at the European 'Energy Summit' and discuss possibilities for Energy diversification in Europe. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (first published on Tech Central Station, 04/10... Read More...


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Riots in France, Quiet Debates in Germany
Germans have a more tepid reaction to proposed labor market reforms. By Markus Dettmer and Stefan Simons. (Der Spiegel, 3/28/06) Read More...


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Riots in France, Quiet Debates in Germany
Germans have a more tepid reaction to proposed labor market reforms. By Markus Dettmer and Stefan Simons. (Der Spiegel, 3/28/06) Read More...


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Merkel's Mullah Quandary
Marc Young presents the potential difficulties that Germany's conservative Chancellor will face if Iran develops a nuclear bomb. (Der Spiegel, 2/16/06) Read More...


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Waiting for a Wunder
The economist reports on Germany's economic transformation and the prospects for renewed growth following the World Cup.(The Economist, 2/9/06, $) Read More...


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Merkel’s Atlantic Crossing
Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler discuss Angela Merkel's visit to the U.S. and how it bodes well for Germany to re-occupy the position of quiet power that suits it best. (TCS Daily, 01/25/2006 - I... Read More...


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Merkel Outfoxed, or Leading the Pack?
Editorial that looks at the compromises made by Angela Merkel's party and whether they spell economic disaster or offer a silver lining. Concludes that barring a miracle, the cost at which Ms. Merkel ... Read More...


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Sifting through the German Election Results: Which Loser Won?
Author discusses the recent German election and where it leaves Germany. By Jens F. Laurson. (IA-Forum, 10/15/2005) Read More...


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Tunnel Vision on Corruption
Discusses how the government is more accepting towards corruption in various nations. By Moisés Naím. (Carnegie Endowment 2/20/2005) Read More...


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Plans to Expand Security Council May Be Frustrated for Now
In this article, Warren Hoge reports on the vaious attempts to expand the security council, in particualr the proposal prepared by the G-4 nations of Brazil, India, Japan and Germany. Hoge writes th... Read More...


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Where Next?
Germany, with its 3.2 million Muslims, is due for a hit from Islamic terrorists. By Zachary Shore (International Herald Tribune, 7/14/2005) Read More...


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America is Punishing Germany for its Iraq Opposition
A former assistant secretary of state for Europe, currently director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation, analyses the US's stance toward Germany's aspirati... Read More...


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Al Qaeda's Smart Bombs
The author examines the nationality and background of bin Laden sponsored terrorists who killed themselves since 1995. More importantly, he looks at the nationality of their targets to reveal a patte... Read More...


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American Institute for Contemporary German Studies
Affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University, AICGS provides a comprehensive program of public forums, policy studies, research and study groups designed to enrich the political, corporate and scholar... Read More...


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Schröder Gets His Wish for Early Election, by Losing Key Vote
Deliberately losing a confidence vote in the German Parliament today, the defeat moves the Chancellor a step closer to moving the national elections up by a year. By Mark Landler (The New York Times, ... Read More...


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Anticipating Angela
Dr. Jackson Janes discusses the prospect of Angela Merkel becoming the German Chancellor, including its impact on German foreign relations. (American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, 02 Jun... Read More...


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