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  • The German-American breakup

    When candidate Barack Obama spoke in July 2008 in Berlin near the Brandenburg Gate, he told a rapturous German audience that peace and progress "require allies who will listen to each other, learn from each other and, most of all, trust each other." It...
  • There are things to be said

    Last month I took part in a program run by Germany Closeup that brought together a group of Jewish-Americans and Germans for an extremely hectic nine days in Berlin. The program was co-sponsored by the American Jewish Committee and Allianz. I had the...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: World Cup victory a symbol of German resurgence / VIDEO

    Leonid Bershidsky: World Cup victory a symbol of German resurgence / VIDEO
    "Weltmeister Deutschland! Jaaaaaaaaaa!" reads the celebratory front page of Germany's most popular daily newspaper, Bild. Germany won soccer's World Cup and the victory is a symbol of the country's resurgence. Last time Germany won the World Cup was...
  • Berlin vs. Washington: When friends spy on friends

    Berlin vs. Washington: When friends spy on friends
    Commenting on the execution of a French nobleman by Napoleon, the French diplomat Talleyrand supposedly observed: "It was worse than a crime — it was a blunder." That consummate expression of realpolitik certainly applies to the alleged U.S....
  • Italian Director Gianfranco Rosi To Head Locarno Film Festival Main Jury

    ROME - Italian director Gianfranco Rosi, winner of the 2013 Venice Golden Lion for docu "Sacro GRA," will head the main jury of the 67th Locarno Film Festival.   Rosi will preside a jury panel which also comprises German helmer-scribe Thomas Arslan,...
  • Thailand's Apichatpong Weerasethakul Backed by Berlin's World Cinema Fund

    HONG KONG - "Cemetery of Kings," the latest project by Thailand's former Palme d'Or winner Apichatpong Weerasethakul ("Uncle Boonmee Who Can't Recall His Past Lives") will receive production funding from the Berlin Festival's World Cinema Fund....
  • Chad Hartigan Talks Next Feature 'Morris In America' In Karlovy Vary

    This time last year, Chad Hartigan hit Karlovy Vary midway through an extensive festival tour for his soph feature "This is Martin Bonner." Beginning at Sundance 2013 and only wrapping up at Poland's Off Plus Camera last May, the warm, intimate...
  • Germans feeling betrayed as another US spy probe begins

    BERLIN News Wednesday that Germany is investigating new allegations that the United States bought secrets from a German official the second such probe to become public in a week delivered another blow to U.S.-German relations over what is now a year-old...
  • Germany breaks from past with its World Cup soccer team

    Germany breaks from past with its World Cup soccer team
    MUNICH — At Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, the crowd roared as the ball settled in to the back of the goal. Germany's goal. Just before the end of a humiliating 7-1 defeat at the hands of the German side, host-nation Brazil had finally scored in the...
  • Shouldn't Europe pay more for its own defense?

     Shouldn't Europe pay more for its own defense?
    This month in Poland, President Obama offered $1 billion in military assistance to address our NATO allies' anxiety about a resurgent Kremlin. Labeled the European Reassurance Initiative, this boosts NATO's budget by a mere 0.1%. It was nonetheless...
  • Review: 'A Coffee in Berlin' ★★★

    Review: 'A Coffee in Berlin' ★★&#9733
    Reports of the slim but impressive 83-minute German film "A Coffee in Berlin" — titled "Oh Boy" in its popular initial European release — have been inflated by the picture winning scads of awards in its country of origin upon initial release....
  • Angry at NSA snooping, German parliament snips lines to Verizon

    BERLIN Germany's parliament said Friday it is immediately terminating use by legislators and staff of internet access through Verizon, one of the biggest U.S. telecommunications companies. The move comes a day after the German Interior Ministry said...