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Ein U-Boot hat beim Auftauchen das Packeis des Nordpols durchbrochen.
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Deep Freeze: Security and International Relations in the Arctic Following Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The Arctic gained strategic importance during the Cold War. Until today, submarine exercises are being held in the region. This includes...


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The INF Treaty as a Cornerstone of Nuclear Arms Control – Doomed to Fail?

30 Years of Success in Danger?

The Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Elimination of Their...


Ein großes, weißes Gebäude vor einem bewölkten Himmel.
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Core Course stateside: A Lot of Burden-Sharing and a Little Bourbon Sharing

The study tour to the United States is a key component of the core course. Dr Sven Brenner, a participant, shares his impressions from Washington, D.C. and...


Zwei Herren in Anzügen stehen vor zwei Roll-Ups und schütteln sich die Hände.
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Transatlantic start of the year in Berlin

Together with the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, the Federal Academy started the new year with an expert conference on...


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The INF Treaty: Europe needs to act

A 30-year success story is at stake

The treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union on the elimination of their intermediate-range and shorter-...



Reliability beyond Trump Tweets: The US military contribution in Europe

In NATO’s discussions about the contributions of the individual members and of their substantial relevance to the Alliance, the debate is often limited to...


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Nobody builds walls better than me – US Policy towards Latin America under Donald Trump

Changes in US foreign policy towards Latin America

Under President Obama, the United States did not pursue a consistent and coherent policy towards Latin...


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The End of Illusions. Trump's North Korea Options

It seems that any attempts to write off the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have been highly premature. Contrary to persistent speculation that...


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Donald Trump: A Populist in the White House - Background and Perspectives

To understand Trump's election victory, one has to be familiar with three issue areas that have been dividing the United States for decades. These areas are...

Hillary vs. The Donald: Folgen der US-Präsidentschaftswahl für Deutschland und Europa

Für Deutschland und Europa sind die USA der mit Abstand wichtigste internationale Partner. Mit keinem anderen Land teilen die Europäer so viele Interessen...


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