Latest from Isaac Stanley-Becker

Amanda Mellet contested Ireland’s abortion ban at the U.N. — and won.

  • May 17, 2018

U.S. pro-life groups have been active in the campaign to save the eighth amendment.

  • May 9, 2018

The Social Democrats will take part in another coalition government. But the party is adrift.

  • Mar 8, 2018

Voters nationwide said they wanted security. But east-west divisions shaped their preferences.

  • Sep 26, 2017

Her consensus style of governance showed some vulnerabilities, but it carried her over the finish line.

  • Sep 24, 2017

Consensus has taken hold in Germany, where political civility marks a sharp contrast with the United States. But this has left room for a noisy fringe.

  • Sep 24, 2017

The German election campaign has unfolded without evidence of the sort of Russian interference that officials say marked the U.S. presidential election. So Germany's far-right party has lit up the Internet with attacks of its own.

  • Sep 23, 2017

The young have known only one chancellor, and they trust her to resolve international chaos.

  • Sep 22, 2017

The refugee crisis once threatened to topple the long-serving leader. But she has withstood the controversy, for five main reasons.

  • Sep 21, 2017

On the campaign trail, Merkel doesn’t mention her father, a pastor loyal to communist ideals.

  • Sep 11, 2017
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