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Katja Banik

Author, speaker and guest lecturer on current geopolitical, economic and political issues related to China, EU and the US, focus on Jacques Ancel’s geopolitical vision “identity of heart”

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January 26, 2023

A geopolitical essay by Dr. Katja Banik *Immanuel Kant: "Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the more often and steadily we reflect upon them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me…

July 12, 2022

Escape from Königsberg, Prussia, January 1945Source: thevisionmsms.org“My dearest father,…. We were going to go out and, all of a sudden, planes came and – rum, rum – the bombs fell without any alarm. And from then on things became very…

August 27, 2021

Krieg ist das Ergebnis einer falschen Politik und sein Erbe Not und Elend.1 (From Gestrüpp meines Lebens, a diary kept by my grandfather, Helmuth Banik) Source: Wikipedia ...next – Prussia, family roots and identity of heart Cultural diversity or…

February 3, 2021

“Politik ist, wenn man Gottes Schritt durch die Weltgeschichte hört, dann zuspringt und versucht, einen Zipfel seines Mantels zu fassen”1 Otto von Bismarck (1815–1898)Source: regnum.ru A very personal view: seeing Prussia without complexes –…

December 4, 2020

“We intend to be kind to everyone. We have many friends. But just as importantly, we aspire to remain ourselves.” Lee Kuan Yen (1923-2015), PM of Singapore (1959-1990) SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS A New Global Governance The effects of globalisation…

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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