France mulling payments to U.S. survivors sent to Nazi camps by rail

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Holocaust survivors in the United States deported from France to Nazi concentration camps aboard French trains may soon get reparations, an official says.

Germany to pay nearly $1 billion for Holocaust survivor care

JERUSALEM, May 30 (UPI) -- The German government agreed to pay nearly $1 billion for the care of Holocaust survivors in a deal reached with a fund for Jewish victims, officials said.

Countries back Jewish property restitution

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, June 30 (UPI) -- A document signed by 46 countries urges them to pay or return property seized from Jews by Nazis during World War II, officials said Tuesday.

Atlantic Eye: Of kings and kingmakers

BLOIS, France, May 12 (UPI) -- Lord Holme of Cheltenham was the former chairman of the British Liberal Party -- a classic European free-market oriented, centrist party. He was chair of the English College Foundation in Prague, where we became friends. To his enemies, he spent 30 years as the phantom behind the scenes, the kingmaker. A member of Global Panel America's Advisory Board, he lost his fight to brain cancer last week.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

Atlantic Eye: As the votes came in

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- It is 8:50 p.m. EST on Super Tuesday. I have just gotten off the phone with former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe Gen. Wesley Clark. During the long night other leading figures give me comment about the primaries being held.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

Atlantic Eye: Radek Sikorski's patriotism

LONDON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Poles have dumped Jaroslaw Kaczynski for Donald Tusk. A bone of contention: former Defense Minister Radek Sikorski.
MARC S. ELLENBOGEN, UPI International Columnist

Fix trans-Atlantic rift, group declares

WASHINGTON, May 14 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of 18 former cabinet-level officials from the departments of Defense, State and Treasury, along with officials from the the National Security Council and Congress, released a joint declaration calling for exploration of ways to strength

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SAIS launches new transatlantic program

WASHINGTON, May 28 (UPI) -- The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, known as SAIS, has announced that its Center for Transatlantic Relations ha