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FAITH MATTERS: Volkswagen and Germany’s lost virtue


Special to By Uwe Siemon-Netto “Arrogance is the art to take pride in its own stupidity,” says an astute German aphorism allegedly coined by Goethe. Arrogance comes to mind as the most charitable attribute when considering Volkswagen’s breathtakingly stupid […]

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German anger grows at ‘Islamization of Europe’

Protesters demonstrate against accommodation for migrants.  /AP/Jens Meyer

Special to Thousands of Germans demonstrated on Sept. 21 against what is called the “Islamization of Europe” as reports also said a growing number of women and young girls housed in shelters in Germany are being raped, sexually assaulted […]

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Report: Most of Europe migrant wave aren’t from Syria and many are males of fighting age

Refugees pack a train station in Croatia.

Special to Most of the wave of migrants flooding into Europe are not from Syria and most are males of fighting age, according to recent reports. Of the 213,00 arrivals logged by the European Union in April, May and […]

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Syrian refugee in Germany boasted of having killed for ISIL

German refugee camp.

Special to A Syrian asylum seeker living in a German camp for refugees has said he fought and killed for Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). Germany police are investigating the claims of the man currently residing in […]

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WORLD MATTERS: Flood of Refugees exposes America’s fatal flaw: Impatience and democracy

Boat People

Special to By Uwe Siemon-Netto The flood of Middle Eastern refugees into Europe exposes a fatal flaw of the current democratic system in the United States. The defect is the innate inability of the fast-paced American system to bring […]

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Israeli opposition leader: Europe is lifting sanctions on Iran and imposing them on Israel

Tzipi Livni

Special to Israeli Knesset member and opposition leader Tzipi Livni warned that Europe is on the brink of legitimizing the Iranian regime and punishing Israel in the process. “Israel must change the situation in Europe, in which they remove […]

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Many, including refugees, blame U.S. for Euro-migrant crisis

Migrants face Hungarian police in the main Eastern Railway station in Budapest on Sept. 1. /Reuters/Laszlo Balogh

Special to U.S. President Barack Obama bears the brunt of the blame for the current migrant crisis in Europe, according to several lawmakers as well as many refugees attempting to make it Europe. Iraqi Rzgar Abdul, currently housed in […]

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Syrian migrant wave to Europe shames rich Arabs


Special to By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The scenes of Syrians fleeing their homeland and pouring on to the roads and rail links of Greece and the Balkans create an almost Biblical image. Exodus comes to mind. […]

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Former British defense chief aims to provide leadership he charges the West lacks

Dr. Liam Fox.

Special to by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct The summer months have been relatively quiet in Ukraine but the approach of fall could see a new round of Russian military opportunism and aggression according to former UK Secretary of State […]

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FAITH MATTERS: ‘Selfish’ Germany’s warm welcome to 800,000 refugees


Special to By Uwe Siemon-Netto Measuring a mere 137,000 square miles, Germany is not even as big as the U.S. state of Montana (147,000 sq. mi.). Germany is home to 81 million people, compared with Montana’s one million. Yet […]

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