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Analyses | | Jacek Tarociński, Marek Menkiszak, Lidia Gibadło
On 10 July, on the sidelines of a NATO summit in Washington, the Unites States and Germany announced in a joint statement that the US will begin episodic deployments of the long-range  fires capabilities of its Multi-Domain Task Force in…
Analyses | | Kamil Frymark, Lidia Gibadło
On 5 July, the leaders of the government coalition formed by the SPD, the Greens and the FDP announced they had reached an agreement on the budget plan for 2025. It includes three elements: budget guidelines, an amendment to the law on…
Analyses | | Lidia Gibadło, Piotr Szymański
On 12 June, the German defence minister Boris Pistorius (SPD) presented a plan to introduce a ‘new military service’. According to the plan, German male and female citizens will receive a questionnaire at the age of 18 to assess their…
Analyses | | Lidia Gibadło, Krzysztof Nieczypor
On 11 June, Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky opened the Ukraine Recovery Conference (URC) in Berlin, which was hosted jointly by Germany and Ukraine. The event was accompanied by several topical and sectoral meetings, including a…
OSW Commentary | | Kamil Frymark, Lidia Gibadło
For German politicians, the European Parliament (EP) election is the most important test of voting intentions ahead of the regional elections in eastern federal states planned for this autumn and the elections to the Bundestag in 2025.…
Analyses | | Lidia Gibadło, Paulina Uznańska
Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) went on a three-day visit to China on 14–16 April. He met the Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Qiang in Beijing; he also visited Chongqing, an important automotive production hub, as…
Analyses | | Lidia Gibadło, Justyna Gotkowska
During a press conference on 4 April, Germany’s defence minister Boris Pistorius (SPD) unveiled a plan for restructuring the Bundeswehr. The proposals mainly involve structural modifications and are intended to boost the German Armed…
OSW Commentary | | Lidia Gibadło
The news that Donald Trump is almost certain to be the Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee has sparked a debate in Germany about the country’s future cooperation with the US. At present, concern about sustaining American…
Analyses | | Kamil Frymark, Lidia Gibadło
On 14 March, the Bundestag once again rejected the motion tabled by the CDU/CSU parliamentary group to approve a decision to transfer Taurus long-range cruise missiles to Kyiv. During the discussion regarding this issue, the head of the…
Analyses | | Lidia Gibadło
On 1 March, Margarita Simonyan, the editor-in-chief of the Russian broadcaster RT, released a recording from a video conference involving four high-ranking German officers, including the Luftwaffe inspector General Ingo Gerhartz. The…