The nation that went to the gates of Moscow in World War II has become as aggressive as a cuddly cat. But with its decision to send Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine, Germany's "culture of reticence," particularly with respect to Russia, may soon be a thing of the past.
examines the origins and implications of the landmark decision to send battle tanks to Ukraine.
In the face of geopolitical uncertainty and rising authoritarian threats, liberal democracies must unite to protect human rights. While doing the right thing is a moral imperative, it is also a far more realistic approach to foreign policy than trying to appease tyrants.
shows why “realism” requires heeding the lessons of history and defending democratic values.