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The Polish Missile Crisis

The discovery of a large Russian missile inside Poland has triggered a wave of political recrimination and finger-pointing, even though the blame clearly lies with the defense minister and his allies in the ruling party. Worse, the incident confirms that Poland’s skies are nowhere near as safe as its leaders claim.

Slawomir Sierakowski
External Publications

The German Greens’ Identity Crisis

Germany’s Greens have been forced to compromise on many of their core beliefs while in government. To maintain their electoral support, they need to continue to combine pragmatism with climate-centered policies.

Loyle Campbell
Leonie Oechtering
Carbon Critical
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After Ostpolitik

A New Russia and Eastern Europe Policy Based on Lessons from the Past
Dr. Stefan Meister
Wilfried Jilge
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Dossier: Russia’s War Against Ukraine

Russia’s attack on Ukraine on February 24, 2022, violated international law, shocked the global community, and brought war to Europe – along with fears of a nuclear escalation. In a policy statement three days after that war began, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz referred to the Russian invasion as a turning point in the history of the European continent – and announced a so-called Zeitenwende, a significant turnaround in Germany’s security and defense policy.

This dossier provides an overview of DGAP’s diverse expertise and activities on all aspects of the ongoing conflict.

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