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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Helmut Kohl
Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing by her foreign minister even as he faces mounting criticism for his reluctance to acknowledge the role played by NATO airstrikes in forcing the downfall of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
George Soros isn't the only sugar daddy whom former beneficiaries accuse of turning tightwad when faced with roller-coaster stock markets and interminable debt debates.
Leo Kirch, a German media mogul whose television-based empire unraveled in a spectacular bankruptcy nearly a decade ago, died Thursday. He was 84.
In this once-divided city where Ronald Reagan famously challenged the Soviet Union to "tear down this wall," a proposal to rename a public square or street in his honor has sparked heated debate over the U.S. president's role in Germany's recent past.
It's time to secure liberty for our own people by cutting taxes, reducing regulations and shrinking the size of government.
President Reagan is flanked by West German Parliament President Philipp Jenninger (left) and Chancellor Helmut Kohl at West Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, where he said, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"