Monthly Archives: February 2010

Did Mossad Use a German Passport?

Israel’s secret service is suspected to have killed a senior Hamas leader, Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, in Dubai last month. According to the Dubai police, one of the 11 members of the hit squad that allegedly were Mossad agents, carried a German … Continue reading

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Westerwelle’s Nuclear Weapons Proposal

In the fall of 2009, just after Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle came into office, Judy Dempsey commented on his rather sudden claim to remove American nuclear weapons from German soil in the International Herald Tribune. At the time, I thought … Continue reading

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Germany Blocks Bailout for Greece

“All euro area members must conduct sound national policies in line with the agreed rules.” This was the first phrase of the official statement announced by the European Council’s President Herman van Rompuy at the EU summit in Brussels on … Continue reading

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46th Security Conference Held in Munich

This weekend, the 46th Munich Security Conference took place in the capital of the Free State of Bavaria. It was the second conference under the chairmanship of Wolfgang Ischinger, a former German ambassador to Washington and London, who took over … Continue reading

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Remember the “Weimar Triangle”?

The Federal Government is apparently worried about an “Eastern bloc” that has emerged in the European Union and that has an increasingly “anti-integrationist” stance. That is why the Federal Government is trying to re-activate the “Weimar Triangle” these days. The … Continue reading

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“Mein Kampf” to be Published in German?

I would like to draw your attention to a new development in the controversy regarding Adolf Hitler’s book “Mein Kampf”. So far, it has been banned from the bookshelves in Germany. But in 2015, the copyright held by the Bavarian … Continue reading

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