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Annalena Baerbock – The new "Iron Lady" of the Mediterranean?
In view of the aggressive statements from Athens and Ankara, Baerbock should act as a targeted mediator during her visit to Greece. While she clearly sided with Greece in the Turkish-Greek conflict, this stance also leaves room for questions: If both Greece and Turkey are one of the most important partners in Europe, where does Baerbock draw the line?
Inflationary wave in the Mediterranean
The current inflationary trend is the result of a combination of factors such as production bottlenecks after the pandemic, the post-Covid rush for recovery and, above all, the war in Ukraine. Europe, the US and the various countries of the Mediterranean basin are proving unable to control this historic escalation in energy supply prices.
From Poland With Love – June
From the completed construction of the wall on the border with Belarus, over the German-Polish relations from the perspective of the outgoing Germany’s ambassador to Poland, to the joint Warsaw and Kyiv Pride: In his monthly newsletter, our guest contributor Dr. Milosz Hodun gives us updates about current news, events and all other things you need to know about Poland.
Outsider shakes up Kenya's election campaign: Why is the exotic Wajackoyah doing so well?
George Wajackoyah is an enigmatic personality in many respects: both his appearance and his theses are provocative. But why does the exotic Wajackoyah go down so well? His success highlights the dilemma facing Kenyan voters in the presidential elections on 9 August: The candidates of the political establishment do not represent a bold departure that Kenya so desperately needs.
Use of Technologies in the Russia-Ukraine War
Technological development has led to an improvement in military operations and tactics. The Russian invasion of Ukraine clearly shows how new technologies have changed traditional warfare. The question arises as to what new methods and tools are used in contemporary warfare and how these changes have altered conventional thinking about an invasion campaign.
Xi Jinping has ruled out the prospect of peaceful unification with Taiwan
Whatever view one takes on the appropriateness of the timing of the proposed trip to Taiwan by US House Speaker, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, the response from the Chinese Government, reflect a belligerence. Beijing has threatened both privately and publicly to escalate tensions in the Taiwan Strait in response, including the prospect of intercepting the Speaker’s plane or introducing a No-Fly Zone over the island.
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