Germany

Dispatch

Is Obama a Berliner?

The U.S. president arrives in Germany with chill hanging over relations.

Benjamin Weinthal |

Argument

No, the Spanish Can’t Be More German

And other myths of the euro crisis.

Michael Pettis |

Dispatch

The Rise of Germany's Tea Party

Could a brand-new, anti-euro political movement threaten Merkel's quest for a third term?

Benjamin Weinthal |

Dept Of Secrets

Thatcher's Foreign Policy 'Failure'

She wanted Gorbachev to stop the reunification of Germany.

Tom Blanton |

Dispatch

The Jew in a Box

What does it say about Germany today that in order to see some Jews you’ve got to go to a museum?

Benjamin Weinthal |

Profile

Who's the Most Powerful Woman in the World?

Hint: It's not Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg. She lives in Berlin and is key to solving the euro crisis.

Jeffrey Gedmin |

Daniel Altman

The Euro Is Killing Europe

From Cyprus to Portugal, the common currency has been a disaster.

Daniel Altman |

The New New Normal

Going South

They've helped bail out southern weaklings. Now Europe's northern countries may be doomed too.

Mohamed A. El-Erian |

Argument

The Case for TAFTA

Why Obama's call for a free trade agreement between the United States and Europe could be a game-changer.

Kati Suominen |

The List

The World’s Best Post Offices

The much-maligned U.S. Postal Service stacks up surprisingly well in international rankings.

Joshua E. Keating |

Dispatch

Europe's Hezbollah Problem

In the wake of the Bulgarian bombing investigation, will the European Union finally designate Hezbollah a terrorist group?

Benjamin Weinthal |

Argument

Cameron's Au Revoir

In threatening to pull Britain out of the EU, has the prime minister inadvertently opened Pandora's Box?

Denis MacShane |

Daniel Altman

Why Can't Europe Save Itself?

The eurozone will be forever crippled unless it becomes a real currency union -- like the United States.

Daniel Altman |

Feature

Eve of Disaster

Why 2013 eerily looks like the world of 1913, on the cusp of the Great War.

Charles Emmerson |

Letters

Why Work?

Will working less really make America more productive? 

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

Argument

Decline Is a Choice

The West has nothing to fear but fear itself.

Hubert Védrine |

Slide Show

The FP Survey: The Wisdom of the Smart Crowd

FP's Global Thinkers weigh in on the year gone by and what's on the horizon for 2013.

Slide Show |

Slide Show

Scenes From a Forgotten War

What happened the last time America got bogged down in North Africa.

Slide Show |

Christian Caryl

In Praise of Apathy

It's time to stop deriding the Americans who refuse to vote. They're trying to tell us something.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Eyes Off the Prize

The real question isn’t whether the European Union deserved its Nobel. The real question is: What is the EU going to do with it?

Gareth Harding |

Slide Show

A Nobel Union

Europe reacts to the EU's Nobel Prize win.

Slide Show |

Slide Show

Into the Lion's Den

German Chancellor Angela Merkel received an angry welcome in Greece as popular anger over austerity measures continues to grow.

Slide Show |

In Other Words

Declassified

The son of a Red Army intelligence officer sent to die in a Siberian gulag discovers his father's KGB file, and a cottage industry of children-of-spies memoirs.

Peter Buck Feller |

Slide Show

The FP Survey: The Economy

If we're ever going to get out of this slump, what will it take? We asked more than 60 leading economists to tell us.

Slide Show |

The Optimist

Work More, Make More?

The case against long hours.

Charles Kenny |

The List

The 50-50 Club

Why pundits love splitting the difference on their predictions.

Lois Farrow Parshley |

Dispatch

Das Gift

How Angela Merkel's bold plan to save Europe may have just saved Barack Obama.

Benjamin Weinthal |

Argument

Broken Bond

Germany's constitutional court may have just saved the euro, but it may also have set the stage for the end of Europe as we know it.

Bruce Ackerman |

Argument

No Special Sauce on This Currywurst

The end of the German "miracle" is coming.

Daniel Altman |

Dispatch

In Search of Merbama

Will Barack Obama's wooing of the German chancellor pay dividends in November?

Karen Leigh |