At the beginning of June, current Egyptian President and former General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi visited Berlin at the invitation of the Merkel government. This meeting was part of an ongoing effort to strengthen the relationship between Egypt and Germany by finalizing a deal between the German company Siemens and the city of Cairo. El-Sisi is …Read More

  In light of key challenges that lie ahead for the European Union (EU) as a political and economic entity, Germany’s role as a central power has become increasingly crucial for the cohesion of the EU. In order to fulfill that role, Germany must give up its position as a leader from behind and embrace its role as a regional power. How …Read More

As reports emerge about the cooperation between Germany’s intelligence service, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), and the U.S.’ National Security Agency (NSA), the German government is coming under increasing pressure from the public. According to the opposition party Die Linke, the government made false statements to the Bundestag regarding its findings of attempted industrial espionage by the …Read More