Barack Obama also felt the Germans relied too much on selling goods to other countries.
Unlike most, conservative leaders in Austria and the United Kingdom can afford to appease reactionary voters.
The party has a plan to help middle-income voters, but it tries to sell it as an agenda for social justice.
The Social Democratic Party leader is liked by cosmopolitan and working-class voters. But they don’t actually vote for him.
If the party can’t win in its industrial heartland, there is little hope for the federal elections in September.
Leadership battles continue to mar the nationalist party while the abating refugee crisis has taken the wind out of its sails.
Commentators don’t oppose the missile strikes per se but worry the American acted for the wrong reasons.
The new president seems ignorant of the past and mistakes NATO’s 2-percent spending goal for loyalty.
If a vote for Martin Schulz is potentially a vote for the far left, Germans may prefer the safety of Angela Merkel.
Herman Sörgel proposed building dams on opposite ends of the Mediterranean in order to lower the sea.
Germans by and large approve of Angela Merkel’s job performance, but they are ready for somebody else to take over.
Brexit and Donald Trump’s Russophilia force Poland’s nationalists to set aside their suspicions of Berlin.