The dominant theme of this year’s discussions is that of refugees. Factual debates have turned into power issues now. Who will win the fight about the implementation of “ceilings” for the influx of refugees? Who will be the winner of the power struggle between Merkel and Seehofer? Will Gabriel be backed up by his party? …Read More

In this analysis from Dr Jürgen Rüttgers, who recently visited AICGS,  the former Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia calls for a new European security architecture.  In light of crises facing the European Union today, he calls on the EU and its member states—including Germany—to be active participants in a multipolar world order.  Europe must resist …Read More