Post Tagged with: "germany"

The German Election – What Does It Mean for Europe?

The German Election – What Does It Mean for Europe?

The election in Germany brings the country into line with other countries in Europe with strong right-wing populist parties.

Brexit: The View from Germany

Brexit: The View from Germany

With Britain departing from the Union, the EU finds itself in a position where everything points to a reinforcement of German dominance.

Hitler’s Long Shadow: Donald Trump and Angela Merkel

Hitler’s Long Shadow: Donald Trump and Angela Merkel

In a volatile world, the US and Germany ought to cooperate with each other. Perhaps Donald Trump will realise that international cooperation, is advantageous to the US.

Germany’s Return to European Leadership

Germany’s Return to European Leadership

In the wake of the Brexit vote, Germany is increasingly willing to assume responsibility for the grand edifices of Western cooperation through the UN, the EU and NATO.

In the Dawn of a New Barbaric Era

In the Dawn of a New Barbaric Era

People are no longer interested in facts. Post-truth politics is advancing, as seen in Trump’s presidential race in the USA and the Brexit shock.

The Importance of Remembering Nazi Perpetrators

The Importance of Remembering Nazi Perpetrators

70 years after his execution at Nuremberg, Nazi war criminal Joachim von Ribbentrop is laid to rest in my hometown in Germany.

The Contested Use of Force in Germany’s New Foreign Policy

The Contested Use of Force in Germany’s New Foreign Policy

Stakeholders and the German public should not shy away from the debate about the appropriate role of the use of force in Germany’s foreign and security policy.

A Berlin-Ankara Axis against Satire?

A Berlin-Ankara Axis against Satire?

In the context of a highly charged political environment, we are seeing that European values associated with free speech might just be more malleable than once thought.

Asylum with Human Face: Angela Merkel, Reem Sahwil and Another Video-Gone-Viral

Asylum with Human Face: Angela Merkel, Reem Sahwil and Another Video-Gone-Viral

Merkel accepts the fact that Germany must become a land of immigration and integration. The rest is up to the democratically elected lawmakers.

The Parthenon Marbles in Russia: Referred Pain from a Colonial Past and Present

The Parthenon Marbles in Russia: Referred Pain from a Colonial Past and Present

Behind the debate over the artwork extracted from the Parthenon are British violence in post WWII Greece, the experience of austerity and matters of national identity.

The Private Life of a Nation in Crisis

The Private Life of a Nation in Crisis

National TV fiction should not be excluded from the study of world politics, as it maintains a strong connection with a given culture’s everyday experiences.

‘Merkiavelli’ – European Politics in the Real World?

‘Merkiavelli’ – European Politics in the Real World?

The term ‘Merkiavelli’ depicts the political affinity between Machiavelli’s Prince and Angela Merkel. This emerges due to opportunities created by the chaos of the global financial crisis and its repercussions on the Euro.

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