Germany

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 |

Dispatch

Drachmail and the New Democrats

Can Germany's Angela Merkel hold fast against Greek brinksmanship?

Benjamin Weinthal |

Slide Show

The World in Photos This Week

An  ex-president is convicted, England celebrates, and Angela Merkel feeds a penguin.

Slide Show |

Argument

Grexit? Spexit? Let's Call the Whole Thing Off

Everyone wants southern Europe's troubled economies to go their own way, except for the people who live there.

Edward Hugh |

Argument

Don't Fear the Grexit

Greece is not Lehman Brothers, and the global economy will be just fine if it drops out of the eurozone.

Thomas Oatley |

Argument

5 Easy Ways to Solve the Greek Crisis

If, that is, the economists were in charge.

Daniel Altman |

Slide Show

A Tale of Two Inaugurations

Whose inauguration had more bling -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's or French President François Hollande's?

Slide Show |

Dispatch

A Land Without a Rudder

Greeks are clearly relieved to have crushed a corroded old political system, but now there's nothing workable to replace it.

Joanna Kakissis |

Argument

Only Germany Can Save Europe

The euro crisis is back with a vengeance -- and only Berlin can pull the continent from its economic doldrums.

Heleen Mees |

Slide Show

The World in Photos This Week

The Pope dons a sombrero, French police hunt suspected Islamists, and a Tongan king is laid to rest.

Slide Show |

Argument

Help Wanted

Five things that are making it more difficult to get advanced economies back to work.

Byron Auguste |

Slide Show

Greece Fire

Shocking images of the sacking of Athens, as angry demonstrators destroyed historic ruins and local businesses.

Slide Show |

Dispatch

From Paris with Love

Dear Mitt: What's this European socialist nightmare you're so afraid of? Trust me, la belle vie ain't that bad.

Eric Pape |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Senate, House edit detainee provision in defense bill

Foreign Policy and the New America Foundation bring you a twice weekly brief on the legal war on terror. You can read it on foreignpolicy.com or get it delivered directly to your inbox -- just sign up here.

Jennifer Rowland |

Argument

The Merkelization of Europe

A European Germany has become a German Europe -- and it's all downhill from here.

Paul Hockenos |

The LWOT

The LWOT: AP report describes secret CIA prison in Romania

Foreign Policy and the New America Foundation bring you a twice weekly brief on the legal war on terror. You can read it on foreignpolicy.com or get it delivered directly to your inbox -- just sign up here.

Jennifer Rowland |

Terms of Engagement

Continental Divide

Do Europeans believe in the European Union enough to save it?

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYC "al-Qaeda sympathizer" faces terrorism charges

Foreign Policy and the New America Foundation bring you a twice weekly brief on the legal war on terror. You can read it on foreignpolicy.com or get it delivered directly to your inbox -- just sign up here.

Jennifer Rowland |

Photo Essay

Merkozy, a Beautiful Friendship

As Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel team up to conquer the eurozone crisis, we imagine what it's like on the inside of Europe's most enviable friendship.

Photo Essay |

Slide Show

From Berlin to Athens

As Greece's debt crisis continues to spiral downward, the leaders of Germany and Greece grapple with restive publics and the massive task of restoring the eurozone.

Kedar Pavgi |

Deep Dive

The Icarus Zone

Never before has a monetary union been so full of anticipation and hype. Should we have known that the euro would buckle?

David Marsh |

Argument

Don't Call It a Comeback

Four reasons why Libya doesn't equal success for NATO.

Kurt Volker |

Argument

The Lost Lessons of Freedom

The march toward openness and democracy in the Soviet Union began under my great-grandfather, Nikita Khrushchev, flowered under Mikhail Gorbachev, and has nearly been erased in Vladimir Putin's Russia.

Nina L. Khrushcheva |