February 23, 2014

This State Is Now Britain's Key Ally

James Forsyth, The Spectator

The Associated Press

Forget the special relationship. The German Chancellor is the indispensable ally

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February 10, 2014
Europeans Are Telling the EU to F*** Off, Too
Alex Berezow, RCW
Now, the EU is upset. Or, at least Angela Merkel, the de facto empress of the EU, is pretending to be. However, what you won't hear in all of the press coverage is that "f*** the EU" is a rather common sentiment, particularly... more ››
February 18, 2014
Learning the Real Lessons of World War I
Victor Davis Hanson, NRO
China, like the Westernized Japan of the 1930s, wants influence and power commensurate with its economic clout, and perhaps believes its growing military can obtain both at the expense of its democratic neighbors without starting... more ››
February 14, 2014
Germany's Energy Goals Backfire
Vaclav Smil, The American
Germany’s radical initiative to subsidize renewable electricity generation has resulted in higher carbon dioxide emissions and the most expensive electricity in Europe, with the poor disproportionately bearing the burden. more ››
February 16, 2014
Germany's Enviable Shock Absorber
Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune
As the usual suspects in Congress argue over whether to extend unemployment benefits, which ran out at the end of last year for more than a million jobless workers, I am feeling Germany envy. Jobs in Germany fell more softly in... more ››
Leaders in Germany and beyond are secretly delighted with the European Central Bank chief. more ››