Should Germany spend more on its military?

Jan Techau, director of the Europe Program at the German Marshall Fund (GMF) in Berlin, told Katrin Bennhold of The New York Times: The life we [Europeans] have had for the last 70 years is possible because of the American security guarantees we have had, largely for free. That is the reason we are not […]

International Travel Up 48 Fold Since 1950

[H]uman beings made more than 1.2 billion international trips in 2016 — versus 25 million in 1950. Seth Kugel Kugel was the Frugal Traveler columnist for the New York Times from 2010 to early 2016. He wrote about 50 countries during his tenure. His book entitled, “Rediscovering Travel: A Guide for the Globally Curious“, criticizes […]