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Conquering the Emptiness: A New Stage in the Militarization of Outer Space

... to the relatively low costs of manufacturing and operating them, and the trend towards lightweight satellites and partial reusability. The old leading players were, in turn, spurred on to step up the development of a new generation of carrier rockets.... ... spread of lightweight launch vehicles throughout the world (even individual European states such as the United Kingdom and Germany have started their own programmes). The Frontier All this could paint a grim picture of the sky being transformed into ...

09.02.2021

German Companies and China’s Marketplace Nightmare

... economic policy refers to social market economy, which lays the basis for economic, social security, and a good quality of life in Germany. Daimler-Benz moves its partial business to China The changing demands of global market place and the migration of economic ... ... to move part of its industry to China, which nevertheless has had backlashes both at home and abroad. The company sacked thousands of its employees, stating their occupations no longer exist, while Daimler wants to invest heavily in E-mobility in order ...

11.01.2021

Multilateralism Needs Reinventing, Not Resurrecting

... the world towards a new multilateralism. They are too used to asymmetrical interdependence and they are tempted to use their comparative advantages in the format of bilateral relations with their relatively smaller and weaker partners. Countries like Germany, which have already accumulated a lot of experience in various formats of multilateralism, might be in a better position to pioneer new multilateral models. This is why the ongoing German discourse on multilateralism is particularly important ...

09.12.2020

DGAP Russia Strategy Group Meeting on Prospects for Russia-the U.S. Relations

On November 24, 2020, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) held a regular Russia Strategy Group meeting focusing on the prospects for Russia-the U.S. relations following the presidential elections in the United States. On November 24, 2020, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) held a regular Russia Strategy Group meeting focusing on the prospects for Russia-the U.S. relations following the presidential elections in the United States. The meeting was attended by government officials...

26.11.2020

RECP, START and Germany´s Indo-Pacific Strategy

... which shall become the blueprint for a European Indo-Pacific strategy. However, the term Indo-Pacific was first created by the USA and the Trump administration. It replaced the old geographical concept of the Asia-Pacific. Under Trump the Indo- Pacific ... ... The German Indo-Pacific strategy pronounces that decoupling and containment and confrontation with China was not desirable. Germany had to see that Asia is the new center of world politics and the world economy and that Germany had to realize this. Germany ...

18.11.2020

Nord Stream 2: Who Benefits From the Navalny Affair?

... contractor, but other firms fear finding themselves under U.S. sanctions. American pressure is greatly felt in Europe. Last August, a group of U.S. Republican senators vowed to impose “crushing legal and economic sanctions” on the Port of Sassnitz in Germany. The USA also slowed down the project by putting pressure on the countries concerned by the route, such as Denmark, which was the last one to issue authorization for the pipeline to cross its territorial waters. As one of the major U.S. allies in Europe, ...

23.10.2020

What Will the Upcoming U.S. Elections Bring to Russia and Germany? Discussion at Hanns-Seidel Stiftung

On July 14, 2020, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung held an online discussion on the U.S. Presidential Election: what implications will the election results have on relations with Russia and Germany? Experts from RIAC, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung, and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University took part in the workshop. On July 14, 2020, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung held an online discussion on the U.S. Presidential ...

17.07.2020

How would Germany and Russia position themselves in the event of a Sino-American war?

... considers important, and the EU and Germany as well as China and Iran are equally opponents. Especially since you also have to see that Germany and the EU have very close economic and political contacts with China, which he considers harmful to the USA. Germany only would have three theoretical options in an emergency: 1) Go to war against China with the United States, which would not happen militarily, but more politically, diplomatically and economically, or perhaps more than more burdensharing in ...

29.04.2020

Coronavirus as a Problem of Fathers and Sons

... coronavirus? Everyone knows that the virus is at its most dangerous when contracted by elderly people. But in everyday life, it’s not the pensioners who suffer the most from the pandemic, but the youth. Yes, of course, there have been more than twenty thousand deaths around the world – these deaths have almost exclusively been of the elderly and the very elderly. But the pandemic has changed the lives of tens and even hundreds of millions of young people, and to a greater extent than the lives of any ...

28.03.2020

German fake neomilitarism or a New East Policy?

... Germany before WW1 or WW2. Same with Japan in Asia. Germany and Japan became the losers of the last world war and are so restricted in their military capacities that they won´t become a new military power that could seriously challenge Russia or the USA. Germany tries now to get more positions within NATO and on the second track push a European pillar within NATO, but Germany won´t ever become a leading military power. Manfred Weber, the former candidate oft he European conservatives (EVP) is now propagating ...

16.01.2020
 

Poll conducted

  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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