Germany

The LWOT

The LWOT: Somali indicted after secret arrest, interrogation

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Frau Flip-Flop

How Angela Merkel went from pro-nukes to no-nukes.

Paul Hockenos |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYPD arrests two in plot against synagogue; U.S. finds bin Laden "diary"

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: U.S. releases bin Laden videos; AQIM lauds bin Laden

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Al-Qaeda acknowledges bin Laden death

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Massive cache of Gitmo docs released

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Andrew Lebovich |

The List

Stiff Upper Lip

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may have shaved off his mustache, but it's going to take a whole lot more than that to convince the world that he's not a dictator. FP investigates the whiskers that autocrats wear.

Charles Homans |

Argument

Stage Fright

Just when Europe is in desperate need of a strong, forward-thinking leader, Germany is nowhere to be found.

Cameron Abadi |

The List

WikiLosers

Julian Assange said WikiLeaks would change the world. At the very least, it changed these people's lives forever.

Charles Homans |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Obama lifts Gitmo trials freeze, signs indefinite detention order

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Gunman kills two U.S. Airmen at Frankfurt Airport; Two NJ men plead guilty to attempting to join al-Shabaab

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Andrew Lebovich |

Dispatch

Green Is the New Black

Germany's Green Party was always loudly left-wing and proudly anti-establishment. So why, in the midst of an economic crisis, are they more popular than ever before?

Paul Hockenos |

The LWOT

The LWOT: House fails to pass Patriot Act extensions; Top officials testify on terrorist threat

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

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

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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

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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

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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 |