Post Tagged with: "germany"

The German Way of Securitizing the BDS Movement

The German Way of Securitizing the BDS Movement

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

Review – Media, Propaganda and the Politics of Intervention

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

The Weimar Republic’s Policies Towards the Baltic Germans

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

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

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.

The Day after Tomorrow: The EU and the Iran Nuclear Deal

The Day after Tomorrow: The EU and the Iran Nuclear Deal

The EU should lead a multi-dimensional diplomacy to rebuild trust and secure the participation of the original signatories on the basis of a more comprehensive agreement.

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.

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