Publications

The shortage of truck drivers has already reached 45,000. That is also the number of truck drivers who retire annually, and only 16,000 new drivers are available annually.

Analyses
2018-08-08
Konrad Popławski

The Chinese company Yantai Taihai withdrew from its attempt to purchase Leifeld Metal Spinning, a manufacturer of machinery and spare parts for the aerospace industry.

Analyses
2018-08-08
Konrad Popławski
Nord Stream 2 divides the West

In recent weeks the US has stepped up its campaign against the Nord Stream 2 project. 

OSW Commentary
2018-06-18
Agata Łoskot-Strachota
Rafał Bajczuk
Szymon Kardaś

The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and the French president, Emmanuel Macron, signed a declaration on 19 June in Meseberg.

Analyses
2018-06-27
Kamil Frymark
Konrad Popławski
Serious clash between CDU and CSU on migration policy. European implications

Angela Merkel’s government finds itself in its deepest crisis since she became Chancellor in 2005.

Analyses
2018-06-20
Kamil Frymark
Anna Kwiatkowska-Drożdż

On 6 June, the German federal government established a commission whose main task will be to develop a plan for a so-called ‘coal phase-out’.

Analyses
2018-06-13
Rafał Bajczuk

The Social Democrats demanded that Chancellor Angela Merkel provide explanations concerning abuses while asylum and refugee status are being granted by the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees.

Analyses
2018-06-06
Artur Ciechanowicz
Rebuilding Germany’s air defence capabilities: on the eve of crucial decisions

As NATO has returned its focus to collective defence since 2014, very short, short-range and medium-range surface-based air defence has become a desirable capability. 

OSW Commentary
2018-05-17
Justyna Gotkowska
Germany’s defence budget – more rhetoric than money

On 2nd May the German federal government adopted a draft budget and a financial plan for 2018–2022.

Analyses
2018-05-23
Justyna Gotkowska

The results of the French president’s visit to Berlin prove that Germany is unwilling to support the proposals for thorough reforms of the eurozone.

Analyses
2018-04-25
Kamil Frymark
Konrad Popławski

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