World Cup: German Striker’s “Inner Nazi Party Rally”

Posted by John Rosenthal

It is halftime during Germany’s 4-0 thrashing of Australia at the World Cup in South Africa on Sunday. The game is being broadcast back to Germany on ZDF public television, and ZDF anchor Katrin Müller-Hohenstein is in the midst of reviewing the highlights of the first half with expert analyst Oliver Kahn, the former star [...]

Eurodeputies Publicly Berate Israeli Ambassador, Privately Meet Iranian Foreign Minister

Posted by John Rosenthal

On Tuesday, one day after Israeli commandos raided a supposedly “humanitarian” flotilla headed for the Gaza Strip, Israeli ambassador to the EU Ran Curiel was publicly pilloried at a session of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs. Only hours before, the same committee held a discreet, closed door meeting with the Iranian foreign minister [...]