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The LWOT

The LWOT: Lieberman criticizes Army, FBI over Ft. Hood; Possible fifth 9/11 cell revealed

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.

Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Can the Nuclear Talks With Iran Be Saved?

Perhaps not, but here's a proposal worth trying.

Olli Heinonen |

In Box

Epiphanies from Tariq Ramadan

The Swiss-born grandson of the Muslim Brotherhood's founder made his career trying to prove that the West and Islam, secularism and belief, can coexist peacefully. With his George W. Bush-era travel ban revoked, Tariq Ramadan has now journeyed back to the United States, where his faith in faith has been put to the test by a painful year for American Muslims.

Benjamin Pauker |

The List

The Stories to Watch in 2011

For every totally out-of-the-blue crisis that seizes the international agenda, there are some that everyone should have seen coming. Here are five foreign-policy stories to watch in 2011.

Cameron Abadi |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Suicide bomber targets Sweden; Holder pushes back against criticism of stings

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.

Andrew Lebovich |

The List

Who's Who in WikiLeaks

The world leaders embarrassed by Cablegate.

Max Strasser |

The LWOT

The LWOT: AQAP releases new "Inspire" magazine; Germany attack fears intensify

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.

Andrew Lebovich |

Dispatch

Germany's Age of Anxiety

German multiculturalism was dead long before Angela Merkel buried it for good this week.

Roger Boyes |

Argument

Silent Partner

An American drone killed eight German citizens in Pakistan this week. Germany's non-reaction says volumes about its role in the war on terror.

Cameron Abadi |

Photo Essay

Women in Control

While it's true that more than 75 percent of parliaments worldwide are more than three-quarters male, in recent years some high-powered female heads of state have bucked the trend. If Dilma Rousseff is elected as Brazil's first female president, she'll be joining a small, but elite, cohort.

Suzanne Merkelson |

Feature

Soccer Explains Nothing

Stop looking to the World Cup for history lessons. It’s just a game and, frankly, that’s good enough.

Simon Kuper |

Interview

Papandreou’s Odyssey

The Greek prime minister has gone from leader of the socialist party to wielding the axe against entitlements -- and his long journey has just begun. In an exclusive interview, George Papandreou looks to the future and talks to FP about the Herculean tasks ahead.

Benjamin Pauker |

Slide Show

Too Darn Hot

As record-breaking temperatures plague cities all over the world, everyone's trying to keep cool. 

Slide Show |

Dispatch

The War Over Germany's Imams

Sent by Turkey as a check on Western influence as well as Islamist radicalism, Germany's holy men are at the heart of the battle over the future of Islam in Europe.

Paul Hockenos |

Dispatch

'Stinginess Is Cool'

Berlin has been portrayed by Washington as the selfish bogeyman of the global recession. But Germans aren't being cheap: They're being themselves.

Mark Schieritz |

Argument

Couples Retreat

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have long had a testy relationship, but at the EU Summit they'll need to patch things up quickly to save the union -- and possibly their own governments.

Mira Kamdar |

EXCERPT

Big Brotherhood Is Watching

America's clumsy, misguided attempts to reach out to European Muslims.

Ian Johnson |

Argument

Frau Germania

How Angela Merkel's selfishness is killing Europe.

Cameron Abadi |

Argument

Europe Bought Time and Not Much Else

The bailout may soothe markets, but it won't fix the fundamental problems that have pushed Greece, Spain, Portugal, and Italy to the brink.

Uri Dadush |

Argument

Jean-Claude Trichet, Call Your Office

The European Central Bank is trying very hard not to get stuck bailing out Greece.

Tristan Abbey |

Argument

Europe's Parliament Takes a Stand

Long a backwater, the institution has begun to flex its muscles on issues central to the transatlantic relationship. America should listen up.

Henry Farrell |

Dispatch

Greek Disease

Inside the new sick man of Europe.

Nicole Itano |

Feature

Did Hitler's Mistress Have A Clue?

A new German biography attempts to show Eva Braun in a new light. But is there anything there to show?

Jessa Crispin |

In Other Words

The Pope and the Chancellor

What does their running battle tell us about the future of European politics?

Paul Hockenos |

Argument

Obama's Indecent Interval

Despite the U.S. president's pleas to the contrary, the war in Afghanistan looks more like Vietnam than ever.

Thomas H. Johnson |

Photo Essay

Europe's Lactose Intolerance

Dairy farmers in Europe are having a cow over low milk prices and have taken themselves -- and their bovines -- to the streets.

Bobby Pierce |

Feature

Europe's Shaky Giant

Germany’s upcoming elections have been widely dismissed as uncompetitive, predictable, and downright boring. But the country looks to be headed for a roller-coaster ride that will be anything but dull.

Christian Caryl |

In Other Words

Summer Reading of Our Discontent

Global escapism is flourishing in the Great Recession.

Liesl Schillinger |

Feature

The Great Pipeline Opera

Inside the European pipeline fantasy that became a real-life gas war with Russia.

Daniel Freifeld |