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26th February 2014 - Fox News

German Paper Ripped for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Caricature of Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Benjamin Weinthal

A caricature of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in Germany’s largest broadsheet newspaper shows anti-Semitism reminiscent of the Nazi propaganda, say critics.

24th February 2014 - The Jerusalem Post

Analysis: Tough Times Inside the German-Israel Marriage

Benjamin Weinthal

Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Israel on Monday with her full cabinet as part of the German-Israel government consultation meetings. Her second term...

3rd February 2014 - Foreign Policy

Germany, Inc. Heads to Tehran

Benjamin Weinthal

As the world's most powerful countries loosen the sanctions regime on Iran, European companies are looking to turn a profit from the international détente.

19th December 2013 - The Long War Journal

The German Jihadists’ Colony in Syria

Benjamin Weinthal

Germany's Syria policy is one of the most paradoxical within the European Union. In contrast to her French and British counterparts, Chancellor Angela Merkel...

28th November 2013 - National Review Online

After Geneva

Clifford D. May

To be fair, the document signed in Geneva is not meant to neutralize the threat posed by those who rule Iran. It is meant only to be a “confidence building” measure...

5th November 2013 - The Jerusalem Post

German TV: How Anti-Semitic is Germany?

Benjamin Weinthal

The German public television station ARD broadcasted last week a documentary film about modern anti-Semitism at the heart of German society.

31st October 2013 - The Wall Street Journal

Why Spying on Merkel Is So Damaging

James Woolsey

Nearly a quarter of a century ago, the nuclear-policy strategist Albert Wohlstetter wrote in these pages a fine essay titled "The Fax Will Make You Free."

10th October 2013 - National Post

The Real Lessons of Munich

On Oct. 10, 1938, 75 years ago today, Nazi Germany formally took control of the Sudetenland, the iron-rich portion of Czechoslovakia containing most...

23rd September 2013 - The Jerusalem Post

Analysis: What Does Angela Merkel’s Election Win Mean for Israel?

Benjamin Weinthal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s third consecutive electoral victory has profound consequences for Israel’s support in Europe and its security...

23rd September 2013 - Foreign Policy

Home Alone

Benjamin Weinthal

With her third federal election triumph on Sunday, Sept. 22, German Chancellor Angela Merkel demonstrated that her preferred foreign policy direction is, well...

21st August 2013 - National Review Online

Anti-Americanism and Schadenfreude

Benjamin Weinthal

The Edward Snowden surveillance affair opens a window onto bizarre manifestations of anti-Americanism in Germany. Take the example of Jakob Augstein...

1st August 2013 - Juedische Allgemeine - Germany

Mißfelders Missverständnisse

Benjamin Weinthal

So war es zu lesen: Die Bundesregierung distanziert sich von der EU-Richtlinie, nach der keine israelischen Projekte im Westjordanland, im Gazastreifen...

31st July 2013 - The Long War Journal

Taliban Step Up Operations in the North, ISAF Buries Head in Sand

Bill Roggio

Last September, President Barack Obama claimed that the US-led military effort had "broken the Taliban's momentum in Afghanistan, and begun...

2nd July 2013 - Quoted by Maytaal Angel and Jonathan Saul, Reuters

Iran Importing Missile-Grade Ore From Germany, France

Mark Dubowitz

Exploiting a loophole in Western sanctions, Iran is importing a high grade of refined alumina ore from several European countries including Germany and France...

26th June 2013 - The Jerusalem Post

Germany Permits Hezbollah ‘Suicide Bomber’ Charity to Operate

Benjamin Weinthal

German authorities remained largely mum on Tuesday about the continued operation of a reportedly Hezbollah-controlled NGO in the state of Lower Saxony.

23rd June 2013 - The Jerusalem Post

German Mosque Groups Raising Funds for Hezbollah

Benjamin Weinthal

The head of Germany’s federal agency for domestic intelligence and the country’s Interior Ministry have recently presented a report showing Hezbollah’s use of German...

18th June 2013 - Foreign Policy

Is Obama a Berliner?

Benjamin Weinthal

Obama: Ist er ein Berliner? The German weekly Die Zeit posed this question a few days ahead of the U.S. president's visit to the city on Tuesday, June 18. The article...

9th June 2013 - The Jerusalem Post

German Report: Berlin a Hub of Hezbollah Activity

Benjamin Weinthal

Hezbollah has 950 members in Germany, including 250 in the capital, a reported released by Berlin’s domestic intelligence agency released last week showed.

5th June 2013 - Haaretz

Germany’s Gift to BDS: The Slippery Slope of Labeling Israeli Products

Benjamin Weinthal

The left-liberal German Green party finally forced the hand of the conservative Merkel administration to explicitly declare—what before had been an open secret...

4th June 2013 - National Review Online

Germany Awards Top Prize to Philosopher Who Belittled 9/11

Benjamin Weinthal

One of Germany’s top journalists, Henryk M. Broder, today returned the prestigious Ludwig-Börne literary prize in protest against the anti-American philosopher...


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