Search: EU,Germany (8 materials)

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

... that the backbone of the US military won´t engage against Putin-Russia, but against China and Iran. As Professor Rahr correctly described, Trump essentially only wants bilateral alliances with some core countries that he 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 ...


German fake neomilitarism or a New East Policy?

... foreign policy.“ On the one side he portraying AKK as the brute force of German neomilitarism, on the other side he wants to have a neutral Germany-at best without weapons and independent from the USA. Both are not acceptable as a neutral Germany couldn´t be in an equal position with highly militarized and armed Russia on its own and on the other side he is criticizing AKK for its neomilitarism ...


30 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall-Time for a New East Policy?

... and green men as well as support for the Eastern Ukrainian separatists. The minimum requirement would of course be compliance with the Minsk Agreement, but beyond that, the West should also take action. The former Kohl consultant, co-architect of the reunified Germany and former head of the Munich Security Conference Horst Teltschik is complaining about this shortage of Western initiatives in his new book „Russian Roulette“


The Efficiency of German Contribution in the Afghan Peace Process

... has very good diplomatic relations with almost all of the surrounding countries of Afghanistan; it has influence on all of the gulf countries including Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE, which are supposed to be the major patrons of Taliban. In addition, Germany leads the EU commission and it is the number one economy in Europe and number 4 economy in the world. If it will put in 2% of its GDP to the NATO annual budget, Germany would be the second leverage enjoyer within NATO following the United States of America. So ...


Does it worth Germany and France taking refuge into the arms of Russia and China?

... for the project. Within days of his departure from office, Schröder was suddenly named Chairman of the Board of Nord Stream AG, the joint Russian-German company which is to build and operate the pipeline. The appointment led to widespread anger in Germany, where it was seen as a scandalous conflict of interest, and the EU launched an investigation into the loan guarantee deal. In the wake of this success, President Putin reportedly attempted to score another personnel coup in late 2005, offering the chairmanship of the state-owned Rosneft oil company to Donald Evans....


EU - EAEU: the perspective from Berlin

... European Union by ca. €30 billion. Germany could expect its GDP to rise between seven and nine percent, which corresponds to €90-110 per capita. Even a shallow trade agreement would still generate substantial positive effects. In such a scenario, Germany’s exports to the EU and EAEU member states would increase by 60%.The present negative situation however, falls in economic contacts and trade, cause – even if unevenly distributed – damage to all countries.The Vienna based International Institute for Applied Systems ...


Russia’s main goal in Syria is to preserve the state

... realistic for three reasons: First, even now under the sanctions regime, we have a very high level of interaction with Europe. Look at the Russian community here in Berlin. Look at the number of joint ventures. Look at the number of students from Russia in Germany. Look at the European small and medium-sized business engaged in Russia. Look at our cultural and historical linkages. The quality of the relationship which we have built with Europe despite all its limitations can hardly be replicated with any other part of the world ...


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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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