German foreign policy leadership

Arm for the storm: Germany’s new security strategy

Germany’s National Security Strategy should aim for more than just a return to the status quo ante but with more money. The Zeitenwende is forcing Germany to reinvent itself as a European security actor.

Turn of phrase: Germany’s Zeitenwende

Scholz’s Zeitenwende speech was widely viewed as a major adjustment to Germany’s foreign and security policy. But, six months on, it is unclear whether the country is up to the task.

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Arm for the storm: Germany’s new security strategy

Germany’s National Security Strategy should aim for more than just a return to the status quo ante but with more money. The Zeitenwende is forcing Germany to reinvent itself as a European security actor.

Turn of phrase: Germany’s Zeitenwende

Scholz’s Zeitenwende speech was widely viewed as a major adjustment to Germany’s foreign and security policy. But, six months on, it is unclear whether the country is up to the task.

How Germany can sustain its policy revolution

The revolution in defence funding and energy policy that Germany recently announced should be accompanied by an intellectual awakening

The birth of a geopolitical Germany

The only way for Germany to escape its historical inhibitions and be true to its post-war development is to change

Olaf Scholz: Tweeting on thin ice

The measure of Germany’s credibility is not only in polite compliance with the geopolitical course set by the US. It also lies in actively shaping this course and leading the EU in a responsible manner.

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