Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Joschka Fischer

Joschka Fischer was German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor from 1998-2005, a term marked by Germany's strong support for NATO’s intervention in Kosovo in 1999, followed by its opposition to the war in Iraq. Fischer entered electoral politics after participating in the anti-establishment protests of the 1960’s and 1970’s, and played a key role in founding Germany's Green Party, which he led for almost two decades.

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World Affairs 6

Europe’s Ukrainian Soul

For Europe, Ukraine’s fate is a vital strategic question, because its independence has been the cornerstone of the post-Cold War European order and its framework for peace. Ukraine’s subjugation to… read more

Kurdish soldier
World Affairs 11

The Overstretched West

Today’s accumulating crises, accompanied by America’s strategic fatigue, are forcing Europe to define what role it will play in the future of Western – and global – stability. But Europe cannot… read more

Newsart for Defusing Iran
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Defusing Iran

The alternative to the negotiations in Vienna is a further nuclear buildup by Iran, additional international sanctions and, eventually, another Middle East war. So, can a comprehensive agreement that … read more

Newsart for The Great War’s Long Shadow
World Affairs 6

The Great War’s Long Shadow

This year marks the centennial of the outbreak of World War I, which is reason enough to reflect on what this seminal European catastrophe teaches us today. Indeed, the Great War’s consequences for… read more

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