George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton will oversee the National Institute for Civil Discourse in Arizona, sparked by the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. But history shows it faces an uphill battle.
The lies of leaders are often condoned – if they succeed.
Some of those finding fault with ‘The King’s Speech’ have griped about the use of the wrong kilt tartan, while others charge that the film whitewashes Nazi sympathies on the part of the king.
The post-war quest for a 'United States of Europe' is likely to change as the economic divide grows between German-dominated northern Europe and the rest of the Continent
A protester holds a placard depicting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as Adolf Hitler in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Jan. 31.
Thousands of Jews found refuge in Europe's only Muslim state, where an ancient honor code saw all as guests.
As its economic clout rises, Germany sheds its postwar identity, becoming more assertive in Europe and the world.
Book clubs in search of fresh material should check out this month's fiction round-up. Judging from these three books – two novels and a short story collection – 2011 is off to a great start.
The Arizona shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has gotten extensive coverage in London, Berlin, and Paris. A German paper stated that the motto 'Yes, we can' has been pushed aside by the financial crisis and two wars.