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By Joschka Fischer - Oct 02,2021
BERLIN — Germany has voted, and its seemingly eternal chancellor, Angela Merkel, is finally stepping down after 16 years. In fact, that is the only certainty that the election has offered.
By Joschka Fischer - Aug 23,2021
BERLIN — The man-made climate crisis is generating headlines this summer.
By Joschka Fischer - Jul 25,2021
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s farewell visit to the White House this month offers an ideal opportunity to reflect on the state of US-German relations. But it is not a sentimental opportunity.
By Joschka Fischer - Jun 22,2021
BERLIN — This month’s G-7 summit seemed to confirm what has long been apparent: The United States and China are entering into a cold war similar to the one between the US and the Soviet Union in the second half of the twentieth century.The West no longer views China just as a com
By Joschka Fischer - Jun 02,2021
BERLIN — In addition to a pandemic, this decade has already been overshadowed by the return of great power rivalries. Few developments could be more threatening to world peace.
By Joschka Fischer - Apr 24,2021
BERLIN — The Afghan drama is nearing its end, at least as far as Western militaries are concerned.
By Joschka Fischer - Mar 27,2021
BERLIN — Angela Merkel’s 16-year reign as German chancellor is coming to an end. Whatever one’s feelings about her, she has put her stamp on an entire era.
By Joschka Fischer - Mar 06,2021
BERLIN  —  Human beings are creatures of habit. We tend to envisage a future much the same as the past, so we cling to familiar tools, approaches, and perspectives, even as the world changes.
By Joschka Fischer - Feb 03,2021
BERLIN  —  Donald Trump’s presidency is now history, which puts renewing the transatlantic relationship back on the European agenda.
By Joschka Fischer - Dec 29,2020
BERLIN — Despite all his whining and wailing, Donald Trump’s presidency will end on January 20, 2021. He will be history; but, sadly, his political legacy will endure.



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