The Exile's website is a great place to not only read some American journalists you may already know in other contexts (Matt Taibbi, previously known to moi only via New York Press and some subsequent freelance articles, is/was a founder), but to learn all about Moscovite archetypes. And, more important, how dangerous each of them is when provoked.
Closer to home (my home, okay; I am the center of the universe. like Camille, I am the cosmos. goo goo ka choo), Ed Ward will tell you exactly how, and why, Berlin Bites.