At the recent Munich security conference, Angela Merkel once again reiterated her backing for the controversial Nord Stream 2 project. Nord Stream 2 is a…View More Nord Stream 2 – Still the Right Option for EU’s Energy Needs?
It is common fact that German commemoration of WWI is largely overshadowed by that of WWII. In 2014, 100 years after the beginning of WWI,…View More Germany’s Memory of the World Wars
The Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland or, in short, AfD) is ‘the only vehicle with which I can express my protest,’ said 85 per…View More German Election Aftermath: What to Make of the Rise of the AfD
Despite its economic dominance in Europe, Germany, like many of its neighbours, suffers from a rapidly ageing population. It is estimated that one out of…View More The Problem with Germany’s Healthcare
Munich’s annual “state of emergency” (Oktoberfest as seen by the Munich locals) is now over and the new statistics have been released: Almost half a…View More Oktoberfest around the World – Beer, Pretzels and Soft Power
For the international observer, the recent history of the European defence industry is undoubtedly characterised by failed attempts. Despite having around 400 ongoing bilateral and…View More KANT and the Prospect of a European Defence Industry