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By Joschka Fischer - Feb 28,2019
BERLIN — US President Donald Trump has proved truly disruptive to the transatlantic relationship. His questioning of America’s mutual-defence commitments presents NATO with an ominous and potentially existential crisis.
By Joschka Fischer - Jan 03,2019
BERLIN — From a European perspective, 2019 promises to be another difficult year, dominated by large challenges that could easily turn into menacing crises. Barring a major reversal, the United Kingdom will withdraw from the European Union on March 29.
By Joschka Fischer - Nov 04,2018
BERLIN — Politically, 2019 will be an extraordinarily important year for the European Union. The United Kingdom is currently on track to leave the EU on March 29, 2019.
By Joschka Fischer - Aug 07,2018
BERLIN — After US President Donald Trump’s recent European tour, which culminated in his infamous press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, there can no longer be any doubt that he and his supporters want to destroy the American-led international order and global tr
By Joschka Fischer - Jun 23,2018
BERLIN — It is now clear that the twenty-first century is ushering in a new world order.
By Joschka Fischer - Jun 02,2018
BERLIN — US President Donald Trump’s decision earlier this month to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear agreement, and to shift towards a policy of renewed sanctions and confrontation, will make the future of the Middle East even more uncertain.
By Joschka Fischer - Mar 12,2018
BERLIN — The ongoing conflict in Syria has much in common with the Thirty Years’ War, which devastated the heart of Europe, particularly the German city of Magdeburg, the Aleppo of the time, from 1618 to 1648.
By Joschka Fischer - Oct 18,2017
Europe finally appears to have moved past its multi-year economic crisis, but it remains unsettled.
By Joschka Fischer - Sep 28,2017
The outcome of Germany’s federal election on Sunday was unexpected and disturbing, at least by German standards.The two main parties, the Social Democrats (SPD) and the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), along with its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), were
By Joschka Fischer - Jul 05,2017
Politics brings out strong emotions in everyone. Even the British, despite their reputation for pursuing their interests in a cool and calm fashion, apparently are not immune. Perhaps that reputation is merely a holdover from the long-gone British Empire.



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