The Winds of Change
Shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall Bettina Vestring spent two years reporting from the East German city of Dresden.
Merkel’s Government Has Won a Breather
Huge relief for Germany’s coalition parties: the AfD did not come first in Saxony or Brandenburg.
Politics of Resentment
The right-wing populist AfD has struck a nerve in the former East Germany.
How to Wear a Kippah in Germany
A government official’s warning that Jews in traditional dress might not be safe has sparked a new debate about how to protect the community.
Angela Merkel’s Coalition Squabbles Boost AfD
After weeks of quarreling, Germany’s coalition parties are hemorrhaging support.
Is there a power struggle at the heart of Germany’s government?
Lessons from Chemnitz
Why right-wing extremism is particularly strong in Saxony.
Building a Trojan Horse
Russia used social media to influence the German election, too.
Paying Lip Service
Don’t read too much into Angela Merkel’s proposal for a burqa ban.