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Total Defence: How Germany should implement a whole-of-government national and collective defence

Why total defence?

In one of its latest military exercises Zapad 2017, Russia simulated a scenario that most likely represented capture of the Baltic…

Forward, Resilience! – Ideas on how to Strengthen Resilience in Germany

When the Federal Government’s White Paper on security policy and the future of the Bundeswehr was published in July 2016, it came as no surprise that…

Is the West Circling the Wagons? On the strategic situation of Germany and its Allies

The West under Pressure – from the Inside and the Outside

When the German head of government is declared the leader of the free world it is obvious that the…

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Portraitaufnahme von Donald Trump und Hillary Clinton
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Hillary vs. the Donald: consequences for Germany and Europe

The presidential election 2016 bears significant consequences for Germany's and Europe's relations with the U.S. Picture: Rich Girard/flickr/CC BY-…

Commitments for NATO: More Money for the Bundeswehr

What surprised most about the minister’s demand for money was not only the size of the sum, but also the fact that – apart from protests by the Left Party…

Refuge and migration: organisational, administrative and logistic challenges

The chaos in the first weeks

On some days in October 2015, telephone conferences held by the Federal Ministry of the Interior with the representatives of…

Where is the beef? Prospects of a closer German-British security partnership

The SDSR

The UK’s Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) 2015 outlined the fact that the UK faces multiple, concurrent and diverse threats, including…

Germany’s Enable & Enhance Initiative: what is it about?

“Europe has never been so prosperous, so secure nor so free” – thus begins the 2003 European Security Strategy. Twelve years later, that sense of optimism…

Germany’s OSCE chairmanship 2016: the need for “contagement”

On 1 January 2016 Germany will take over the chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) from Serbia. In doing so,…

Foreign and Security Policy: Germany in a Changing World

At the Munich Security Conference earlier this year, the President of Germany, Joachim Gauck asked the following key questions: “Has Germany already…

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