July

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-GermanTank520x309.jpg

It's ugly: Germany arms Saudi Arabia

Media reports left two aspects unmentioned. The tank manufacturers profiting most from the deal, Krauss-Maffei-Wegmann and Rheinmetall, have always been generous in political donations. The other aspect is historical.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-german-party.jpg

Controversy over Israel and anti-Semitism embroils German left

Heated debate that had been tearing at Germany's Left Party seems to have abated after June 28, when its Bundestag members modified a controversial position on Israel.