| Nov 20, 2005
The German intelligence officials responsible for one of the most important informants on Saddam Hussein's suspected weapons of mass destruction say that the Bush administration and the CIA repeatedly exaggerated his claims during the run-up to the war in...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:15 AM
You could see the comparison between the recent deal on Iran's nuclear program and Neville Chamberlain's appeasement of the Nazis coming a mile away ("Iran deal is Obama's Munich," Nov. 25). Only, it's not true. Iran will not be developing a nuclear...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Following the Geneva agreement between the six world powers and Iran, the Israelis were caught in the dilemma of whom they should believe: their prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, who had said that this was a bad deal, a historical blunder and that the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Seeking to create an analogy with the deal the United States negotiated with Iran to supposedly limit further production of its centrifuges, Secretary of State John Kerry chose to recall disarmament agreements between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The big foreign policy story over the weekend was the Obama administration's agreement, along with five other nations, of a sweeping arms deal with Iran that involved Iran agreeing to a freeze of its nuclear program in exchange for relief from U.S....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:12 AM
It didn't take storm Sandy one year ago to interest Munich Re, parent company of Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co., in climate and meteorological research.
The German reinsurer has been exploring the subject since the 1970s and has...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Filed under: Etc. Oktoberfest, the annual festival held every autumn in Germany, is a mecca of beer, food, beer, German culture, beer, music, rides and more beer. Considering all the stuff (beer) at the 16-day festival, it shouldn't be a shock that people...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:50 AM
After the main event at WWE's Live Event on Saturday night in Munich, Germany, John Cena got on the microphone and asked for Antonio Cesaro to return to the ring. There, he asked the German-speaking superstar to translate his words to the audience.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:57 AM
The recent discovery in Munich of what are reported to be more than 1,500 major artworks confiscated or banned by the Nazis is a reminder of how totalitarian regimes tend to view art as so dangerous a potential adversary as any enemy army. In the case...
| Oct 20, 2013
Munich, I am told, is a lovely city near the Alps, with a rich history, many architectural and cultural attractions and oceans of great beer. But you wouldn't know any of that from listening to politicians, who never mention it except as an example of...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Welcome to the Wies'n!, where the sounds of Schuhplatter and the melodies of Munich fill the biergarten as the Münchner Kindl leads the parade of flags for the annual tapping of the keg, signaling the start of Oktoberfest! "Ozapft is!"...