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Looking for More from Obama

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Barack, Germany

Yesterday, Barack Obama gave one of his Important Speeches to the people of Berlin. The words were, as always, uplifting and the message chock-full of calls for unity. He used the fall of the Berlin wall as a continuing motif, a metaphor for world unity. That led to this riff: The walls between old allies […]

July 25th, 2008 | Permalink| 14 Comments »

German Chancellor Merkel Skipping Olympics

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in China, Germany, Olympics, Sports, The World

Germany itself isn’t going to boycott the entire thing, but she won’t be showing up. And she’s not the only one… The disclosure that Germany is to stay away from the games’ opening ceremonies in August could encourage President Nicolas Sarkozy of France to join in a gesture of defiance and complicate Gordon Brown’s determination […]

March 29th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »