Germany

‘Press the Reset Button:’ Right-Wing Extremism in Germany’s Military

Tobias Hof • Sep 18 2020 • Articles

Countering right-wing extremism within the armed forces requires a broad strategy which takes into account the rise of right-wing extremism in all aspects of German life.

Opinion – The US and Nord Stream 2 Geopolitics

Ragul Palanisami • Aug 12 2020 • Articles

Nord Stream 2 has further exposed the divisions within EU and allowed the US to have a balancing impact on the varying interests of different European countries.

Post-Brexit EU Defence Policy: Is Germany Leading towards a European Army?

Alberto Cunha • Jul 5 2020 • Articles

In the wake of Trump’s unilateralism, France and Germany have repeated proposals to create a European army, but different ideas persist about what this would mean.

Review – The Economic Consequences of the Peace

John Hawkins • Dec 13 2019 • Features

The centenary edition of Keynes’ classic text is still a worthwhile read today, highlighting that Europe’s future relies on its cooperation.

Germany and the New Global Order: The Country’s Power Resources Reassessed

Rainer Hillebrand • Sep 22 2019 • Articles

By strengthening its power resources, Germany can lay the foundations for more active leadership globally and through a strengthened European liberal order.

Interview – Hans Carl von Werthern

E-International Relations • Jul 11 2019 • Features

Ambassador Hans Carl von Werthern discusses Germany-Japan relations, proposals for reform of the UN Security Council, and the impact of the Fukushima disaster in Germany.

The German Way of Securitizing the BDS Movement

Martin Beck • Jun 17 2019 • Articles

Critique of Israeli policy is the expression of a political opinion that targets a state and its policy. It is fundamentally distinct from anti-Semitism as the expression of racism.

Review – Media, Propaganda and the Politics of Intervention

Greg Simons • Jun 7 2019 • Features

Zollman’s book provides a well-supported analysis of the nature and significance of media, propaganda and intervention using six key events reported in three countries.

The Weimar Republic’s Policies Towards the Baltic Germans

Agne Cepinskyte • Mar 16 2019 • Articles

Post-WWI the Baltic States not only slipped away from the German sphere of influence, but they also deprived the Baltic-Germans of their previous ruling status.

Hungary’s Place in German South-East European Policy, 1919–1944

Ignác Romsics • Jan 30 2019 • Articles

The Mittel-Europa idea persisted in German political thought and became a realistic political program after German economic unity in 1871 because of the German state’s political and military power.

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