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How the Refugee Backlash Might Topple Merkel

Alex Gorlach | Posted 10.21.2015 | World
Alex Gorlach

As the refugee crisis in Europe continues to grow, the political costs are becoming manifest. Merkel's chancellorship now depends on Erdoğan and Horst Seehofer, leader of the conservative Christian Social Union of Bavaria. That doesn't bode well for her. Meanwhile, the right is gaining strength throughout Europe.

Putin' on the Ritz: Why Western Business Undermines Sanctions to Put Profits Ahead of Patriotism

Terry Connelly | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

It turns out our own devotion to liberty and international law only goes so far when somebody's profits and dividends and executive compensation are put at risk. Talk is cheap, but patriotism is expensive, as it turns out.

Angela Merkel Lingerie Ad Shocks Germany

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The AFP reports that German Chancellor Angela Merkel appears in a lingerie ad wearing nothing more than a purple matching bra and panties set. AFP re...