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By Joschka Fischer - Aug 04,2022
BERLIN  —  I cannot recall a time during the past 75 years when there has been such a massive accumulation of major and minor shocks.
By Joschka Fischer - Jun 29,2022
BERLIN  —  Russia’s war in Ukraine will bifurcate Europe once again. East will be divided from West, and the frontier between them will likely be a dangerous, militarily secured zone for the foreseeable future.Of course, we do not know how or when the war will end.
By Joschka Fischer - May 29,2022
BERLIN  —  Though we still do not know when, and, more importantly, how, Vladimir Putin’s war of aggression in Ukraine will end, it is already clear that the conflict will dramatically transform the European Union.The EU was Western Europe’s answer to the explosive viol
By Joschka Fischer - May 09,2022
BERLIN — Although spring is coming to Europe, the continent seems to be experiencing a flashback to some of the iciest moments of the Cold War.
By Joschka Fischer - Dec 26,2021
BERLIN — Ever since the United States began reconsidering its engagement in world politics, it has been withdrawing — strategically and mentally — from many regions and pivoting towards the Indo-Pacific, , its only real rival for twenty-first-century global leadership.
By Joschka Fischer - Oct 30,2021
 BERLIN — In light of ongoing global political changes, there is much discussion in the European Union about the need for “strategic autonomy”.
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



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