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Nach der partiellen Schließung der schwedischen Grenzen für Flüchtlinge verhängt das erste deutsche Bundesland einen Aufnahmestopp.

EU oder Krieg
Luxemburgs Außenminister Jean Asselborn warnt vor einem Zerfall der EU.

Neue Lager
Die Innenminister der EU haben sich auf Maßnahmen geeinigt, die Flüchtlinge aus Deutschland fernhalten sollen.

Krieg in Europa?
Der ehemalige Bundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt warnt vor einem neuen Krieg in Europa.

Verletzte ausgeflogen
Die Bundeswehr hat 20 verwundete Kämpfer aus der Ukraine zur Behandlung nach Deutschland ausgeflogen.

Außen und innen
Der deutsche Außenminister moniert eine mangelnde Zustimmung in der Bevölkerung für eine offensive deutsche Weltpolitik.

Die Verantwortung Berlins
Der ehemalige EU-Kommissar Günter Verheugen erhebt im Konflikt um die Ukraine schwere Vorwürfe gegen Berlin.

"Ein gutes Deutschland"
Das deutsche Staatsoberhaupt schwingt sich zum Lehrmeister der Türkei auf.

Die Dynamik des "Pravy Sektor"
Der Jugendverband der NPD kündigt einen "Europakongress" unter Beteiligung des "Pravy Sektor" ("Rechter Sektor") aus der Ukraine an.

Der Mann der Deutschen
Die deutsche Kanzlerin hat am gestrigen Montag zwei Anführer der Proteste in der Ukraine empfangen.

Future of Iraq
(Own report) - A strategy paper prepared by the US Atlantic Council think tank - with the assistance of Germany's CDU-affiliated Konrad Adenauer Foundation - is proposing measures for Western powers to take to insure their continued influence in Iraq following the fall of Mosul. According to the paper, published a few days ago, US . . .

With German Weapons against Yazidis
(Own report) - The German government's Kurdish protégés in Northern Iraq are using German weapons to attack the Yazidi minority. This has been confirmed by new photo and video documents circulating around the internet for the past few days. These documents depict the Erbil-based Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) Peshmerga and its allied militias attacking Yazidis . . .

Breaking up Iraq
(Own report) - The regional government in Kurdish-speaking northern Iraq, which enjoys Berlin's support, is calling for breaking up the country and establishing its own state. A referendum on secession is a "natural, God-given right of the people in Kurdistan," declared Masoud Barzani, President of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG). The issue is national independence, . . .

Aleppo, Mosul and the Hegemony
(Own report) - In light of the western powers' possible massive loss of influence in the Middle East, German foreign policy-makers are intensifying their threats of sanctions on Moscow. Norbert Röttgen (CDU), Chair of the Foreign Policy Committee of the German parliament calls for economic punishment to be imposed for suspected or actual war crimes . . .

In the Wake of the War
(Own report) - In the wake of the war against IS (Daesh), the Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq, which is supported by Berlin, is forcibly displacing the Arabic-speaking inhabitants, aimed at a consolidation of the Kurdish dominated territory, as was reported by Human Rights Watch (HRW). According to HRW's investigation, the Kurdish Peshmerga has . . .

The Civilian Casualties of the Wars (II)
(Own report) - According to a documentation, at least 300 civilians have been killed in Syria during US led Anti-IS Coalition airstrikes - with the involvement of German soldiers. The human rights organization Amnesty International presented the documentation on eleven of these air raids yesterday. The total number of civilian casualties caused by the airstrikes . . .

Battle over Syria (II)
(Own report) - Germany's close allies have torpedoed the agreement to halt combat in Syria, reached at the end of last week in Munich. Turkey has begun attacks on Syrian territory, with the objective of forcing Kurdish troops to withdraw from the airbase near Aleppo, which would be of benefit to the al Qaeda offshoot, . . .

Policy-Shaping Power in the Middle East (I)
(Own report) - With its military intervention in Syria and Iraq, Germany is emerging as a "policy-shaping power in the Middle East," according to a government advisor of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP). The intervention in Syria, decided last week, could, therefore, last ten years and could be accompanied by "long-term" . . .

The End of an Epoch (I)
(Own report) - Foreign policy makers in the German Bundestag are calling for the deployment of the Bundeswehr against the terrorist organization "Islamic State" (IS) in Iraq. The CDU/CSU parliamentary group's foreign policy spokesperson, Philipp Mißfelder, does "not rule out" German participation in air strikes against IS. A colleague of his parliamentary group could imagine . . .

From Kurdistan to Alawitestan
(Own report) - Critics warn against Germany supplying arms to the autonomous administration in Erbil, northern Iraq. "Exclusively arming the Kurds," as Berlin is planning, would be "a de facto recognition of Iraq's division," concludes political scientist, Abdel Mottaleb El Husseini, an expert on the Arab world. In this case, you can forget "Iraq, as . . .

Liberated by the West
(Own report) - Western aggressions in the Middle East and support from the West's important regional allies have facilitated the rise of the terrorist organization, the "Islamic State" (IS), as observers point out. According to an expert at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), the IS predecessor, "Al-Qaida in Iraq," was able . . .

The Public's Keen Sensitivity
(Own report) - Because of the continued conquests of the terrorist organization, the "Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" (ISIS), the German government has announced that it will supply Iraq with military equipment. To stop this onslaught, the Kurdistan Regional Government's armed forces are to serve as ground troops in tangent with the US Air . . .

Marching Toward Baghdad
(Own report) - The advance of the "Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant" ISIL - also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIL) - a product of the Syrian war, which Berlin has been energetically spurring on, is shaking up the Middle East. ISIL's current strength is the result of the . . .

Middle East Partnership Cultivation
(Own report) - In light of the extensive transformations taking place in the Middle East, the German government is seeking to strengthen its influence in Northern Iraq. On the occasion of German Development Minister, Dirk Niebel's visit to Iraqi Kurdistan a few days ago, it was reported that the "strategic partnership" with "the Kurds" must . . .

From Baghdad to Erbil (II)
(Own report) - Under leadership of the "Society for Threatened Peoples" (GfbV), ethnic chauvinist organizations in Germany are supporting secessionist forces in the Kurdish provinces of Northern Iraq. Already for some time, the GfbV has been demanding that the resource rich Mosul and Kirkuk regions be "integrated" into the "Autonomous Region of Kurdistan". The German . . .

From Baghdad to Erbil (I)
(Own report) - By accelerating its expansion into the Kurdish regions of Northern Iraq, German businesses are encouraging Kurdish secessionist aspirations. The German businesses' appetite has been particularly aroused by the riches in resources of the "Autonomous Region of Kurdistan". Reserves of 45 billion barrels of oil are estimated to be in this province alone. . . .

War Economy
(Own report) - German entrepreneurs are hoping that the German foreign minister's visit to Baghdad will bring new business opportunities in Iraq. After the extensive war damage, German entrepreneurs are hoping to profit from the elaborate reconstruction program now to be implemented, particularly since, according to Berlin, the Iraqi government has generated through its savings . . .

Fundamentally Reoriented
(Own report) - The United States is insisting on stronger German participation in stabilizing the puppet regime in Iraq. As the US ambassador in Baghdad declared, he hopes "very much that Europeans will become more engaged in Iraq." Now the question is to impose "a fundamentally different orientation" on this Gulf state, known for its . . .

Contribution to Occupation
(Own report) - Berlin is actively trying to extend German activities in the Iraqi war zone. A new business agreement, signed Monday July 1, is intended to revive the dormant business relations. The SPD-affiliated Friedrich Ebert Foundation is engaged in talks concerning stronger support for Iraq, whose government has approved the opening of a branch . . .

Gulf State Military Partner
(Own report) - The German military (Bundeswehr) has again begun the training of Iraqi soldiers. This time it is a logistics unit of the Iraqi armed forces that will first be trained on German territory and then in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The military equipment needed by the unit for its mission in Iraq, . . .

Lever for Destabilization
(Own report) - Germany is supporting armed separatists in Western Iran, in their struggle against the Iranian government. In spite of repeated protests from Teheran, a leader of the Kurdish secessionist movement is continuing to recruit insurgents in Germany - in plain view of German intelligence services. The separatists are held responsible for the killing . . .

Expanding Periphery
(Own report) - In spite of several European foreigners having been taken hostage in Iraq May 29, the German government is wooing companies and employees to take up activities in the Iraqi war zone. They are subcontracting firms of businesses specializing in tasks of occupation, also flourishing in Afghanistan, and being financed from defense ministry . . .

Indispensable Human Sacrifice
(Own report) - The German government intends to remain steadfast in spite of the announced intention to execute German hostages. March 19, the German chancellor declared that the rejection of the kidnappers' demand for the withdrawal of German troops from Afghanistan was "the right signal". Mrs. Merkel called any consequences, this could have on the . . .

Multi-Partisan Directorate
(Own report) - German ethno-specialists are aiding in the preparations for Iraq's territorial partitioning into three ("autonomous") states. The partitioning is being prepared by a "study group" of the US Congress, under the chairmanship of former Secretary of State, James Baker. According to their plan Iraq must be subdivided into "autonomous regions". The "European Academy . . .

A Dirty Little Secret
(Own report) - American military circles are recommending a re-organization of all nations in the Middle East along ethnic lines. Loss of territory and drawing new borders will effect Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran and Pakistan among others. Through the complete dissolution of states, new actors will be created in international law, along . . .

Rebuild the Gulf
(Own report) - The German government is making new efforts toward the promotion of German business expansion in the Iraqi war theater despite the continuing danger of kidnapping. The Ministry of Economics was one of the supporters of this year's "Rebuild Iraq" Fair, which opened Monday, May 8, in the Jordanian capital, Amman. Diplomatic personnel . . .

The Results Were Deadly
(german-foreign-policy.com) - Germany participated in the aggression against Iraq and therefore, within the course of a few years, committed a second time, criminal violations of the UN Charter. As in the case of the Yugoslavia bombardment, in violation of international law, it was also the Schroeder-Fischer government that committed this breach of international accords and . . .

Doing business in hell
German businesses and trade associations are increasing their efforts to participate in Iraq's economy which is presently administered by the illegal US occupation. Iraq is considered a ,,lucrative market", offering a ,,large potential for German business."The position of German trade associations is that German investors should secure part of Iraq's privatized enterprises, although this would violate current Iraqi law. . . .

Useful advance guard
The German Federal Department of the Interior keeps a paramilitary squad on standby that is supposed to be deployed to the support of U.S. occupation forces in Iraq. Berlin gives a total strength of 75,000 troops for the agency (Technisches Hilfswerk, THW, German Federal Agency for Technical Relief), established in 1950. ,,Special sections"of the THW were already mobilized during the Afghanistan . . .

Germany as ,,victorious power in Iraq"
The German government is strengthening its efforts to assert its influence over the ,,New Order"in the Gulf region. Simultaneously powerful forces are demanding a compromise with the USA so as to use the military power of the aggressors as a ,,peace-keeping force", ensuring that German and European protagonists can organise the ,,New Order". . . .

Berlin wants ethnic ,,New Order"in Gulf region
German foreign policy seeks to use the war in Iraq as an opportunity for an ethnically oriented ,,New Order"for the whole region. A strategy paper demands ,,A New Order in Iraq according to European Principles", the ,,progressive overthrow"of the former political order and rapid dismantling of present frontiers. The USA and its allies should be made complicit in this . . .

Document: Berlin wants ethnic ,,New Order"in Gulf region
German foreign policy seeks to use the war in Iraq as an opportunity for an ethnically oriented ,,New Order"for the whole region. A strategy paper demands ,,A New Order in Iraq according to European Principles", the ,,progressive overthrow"of the former political order and rapid dismantling of present frontiers. The USA and its allies should be made complicit in this . . .

,,Special staff"for Iraq
The German government is taking steps to assure its influence in Iraq after the expected occupation by the USA and its allies. Berlin seeks to diminish the militarily achieved advantage of the United States by the political superiority of those states which opposed the war but it does not renounce the use of its own military forces. The German Foreign . . .

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