For over fifty years, Germany hoped that a conciliatory approach predicated on close economic ties, and diplomatic and cultural rapproachement in its Russia policy – commonly known as Ostpolitik – would warm Russia to the West. Two Russian invasions of Ukraine and many sanctions later, it has become abundantly clear that Berlin’s orthodox policy towards Moscow has Read More…
Low-Tech Terrorism and Vehicle-Ramming Attacks: A Growing Threat
Recent attacks in London and Stockholm highlight the growing popularity of vehicle ramming as a tool used by jihadists. Nabil Bhatia presents a brief analysis of the tactic and argues that the trend of vehicle-ramming terrorist incidents will likely continue.
Terrorism is the New Normal
Is terrorism going to become a normal occurrence as attacks are happening more frequently in the West?
What Next after the Berlin Attack? Merkel in Crisis
In this article, Juthika Hasan investigates the impact that the terror attack in Berlin, Germany has had on Angela Merkel’s campaign and public support for the opposition.
Canada’s NATO Podcasts: Interview with Pawel Osiej Part I
Listen as Magdalena Surma interviews Pawel Osiej about his experience working as a Project Director at the Atlantic Treaty Association.
From Berlin to Bautzen, Merkel crumbles and the Far-right rises
Is Germany beginning a slow transition to the far-right? Michele Di Leo analyzes how Merkel’s declining popularity amidst the rise of the far-right AFD will affect Germany’s political landscape.