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The German Foreign Minister Should Know Better.

András Simonyi | Posted 06.22.2016 | World
András Simonyi

I am struck by the bizarre statement by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier about his disappointment with "NATO's provocation of Russia" because of the recent military exercise in Poland.

Cuba-Germany: The Challenges of Rapprochement

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 05.11.2016 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

This article was written together with Rolf Otto Niederstrasser Frank- Walter Steinmeier's historic visit to Cuba on June 2015 was the first of a Ger...

Why the OSCE Is Indispensable for Security in Europe

Frank-Walter Steinmeier | Posted 02.03.2016 | World
Frank-Walter Steinmeier

We currently face what is perhaps the most serious threat to peace and security in Europe since the end of the Cold War. We are fully aware of what it...

A 10-Point Plan to Solve Europe's Refugee Crisis

Frank-Walter Steinmeier | Posted 08.26.2015 | World
Frank-Walter Steinmeier

BERLIN -- Never before have so many people fled political persecution and war as today. Many of them are seeking refuge here with us in Europe. As Europeans, we owe it to ourselves and to the world to help them.

A Great Moment for Diplomacy

Frank-Walter Steinmeier | Posted 07.15.2016 | World
Frank-Walter Steinmeier

The Vienna agreement now offers Iran a unique opportunity to move towards the international community following decades of isolation and confrontation. It gives cause for hope that, beyond Vienna, Tehran's policy will no longer see only opponents but rather potential partners and win-win arrangements in the Middle East.

U.S. Eavesdropping On Hundreds Of Key German Figures: Report

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

US intelligence has stepped up eavesdropping on hundreds of key figures in Germany, including a government minister, after Chancellor Angela Merkel wa...

A Small Step in Germany

Scott Malcomson | Posted 02.02.2014 | World
Scott Malcomson

Germany is left as the major power of Europe itself, and to the degree that Europe projects power it will do so under significant German influence. But how, and toward what end?

"We Deeply Regret..."

Conn Hallinan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conn Hallinan

Afghans were incinerated to make sure that German Chancellor Merkel's Christian Democratic Union and Foreign Minister Steinmeier's Social Democratic Party did not overly suffer for their support of the war.

Ahmadinejad A "Disgrace To His Country," Says German FM

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is a "disgrace to his country," said German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, a day after Ahm...

Diplo-Blogosphere: Ranking the French, Germans and Brits

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

How are the embassies dealing with new media, and using or ignoring the tools that online video and blogging can provide?

Fair Value Accounting Is Back -- Was It Here All Along?

Jeremy Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeremy Newman

Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the Social Democrat candidate to be the next German Chancellor, has a new take on Fair Value Accounting. He criticized it and said it had encouraged risk taking.