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Aufnahmestopp
13.11.2015
Nach der partiellen Schließung der schwedischen Grenzen für Flüchtlinge verhängt das erste deutsche Bundesland einen Aufnahmestopp.

EU oder Krieg
09.11.2015
Luxemburgs Außenminister Jean Asselborn warnt vor einem Zerfall der EU.

Neue Lager
15.09.2015
Die Innenminister der EU haben sich auf Maßnahmen geeinigt, die Flüchtlinge aus Deutschland fernhalten sollen.

Krieg in Europa?
24.09.2014
Der ehemalige Bundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt warnt vor einem neuen Krieg in Europa.

Verletzte ausgeflogen
03.09.2014
Die Bundeswehr hat 20 verwundete Kämpfer aus der Ukraine zur Behandlung nach Deutschland ausgeflogen.

Außen und innen
26.08.2014
Der deutsche Außenminister moniert eine mangelnde Zustimmung in der Bevölkerung für eine offensive deutsche Weltpolitik.

Die Verantwortung Berlins
20.05.2014
Der ehemalige EU-Kommissar Günter Verheugen erhebt im Konflikt um die Ukraine schwere Vorwürfe gegen Berlin.

"Ein gutes Deutschland"
30.04.2014
Das deutsche Staatsoberhaupt schwingt sich zum Lehrmeister der Türkei auf.

Die Dynamik des "Pravy Sektor"
11.03.2014
Der Jugendverband der NPD kündigt einen "Europakongress" unter Beteiligung des "Pravy Sektor" ("Rechter Sektor") aus der Ukraine an.

Der Mann der Deutschen
18.02.2014
Die deutsche Kanzlerin hat am gestrigen Montag zwei Anführer der Proteste in der Ukraine empfangen.

European Values (II)
2017/08/17
TRIPOLI/BERLIN/ROME
(Own report) - A steadily increasing number of casualties in the North African desert and grave violations of international law are flanking the German government's efforts to cordon off the EU from African refugees. Berlin's attempts to seal the Libya-Niger border is forcing refugees to take routes that are more dangerous, causing increasing numbers of . . .

On the Brink of the Third Failure
2017/01/16
BERLIN/TRIPOLI
(Own report) - Berlin's efforts to influence developments in Libya are on the brink of failure. The "Government of National Accord," installed in Tripoli on behalf of the United Nations by the German diplomat Martin Kobler, is on the verge of disintegration. Following an Islamist militia coup attempt in October, its "Prime Minster" Fayez al-Sarraj, . . .

Germany's War Record (III)
2016/09/26
BERLIN/TRIPOLI
(Own report) - Five years after NATO's aggression against Libya, a British parliamentary committee has issued a damning assessment of that war and its alleged causes. The allegation, Muammar Gadhafi was planning to massacre the people of Benghazi and that this must be prevented was the main pretext used by western powers for their intervention . . .

Against Terrorism and Migration (II)
2016/02/26
BERLIN/TRIPOLI
(Own report) - Berlin is energetically insisting on the appointment of a government of national unity in Libya in preparation for expanding two Bundeswehr missions. The future government, according to internal documents, should extend an "invitation" to the EU, to expand its Mediterranean anti-refugee defense all the way onto Libyan territory. It should set up . . .

War on Refugees (II)
2015/05/20
BERLIN/TRIPOLI
(Own report) - Libya's government has resolutely rejected the EU's plans for a military operation aimed at terminating the transit of refugees to Europe. No ventures will be allowed that place the country's sovereignty into question, announced a spokesperson of the internationally recognized Libyan government, located in Tobruk. Monday evening, the EU decided to make . . .

North Africa's Powder Keg
2013/05/07
BERLIN/TRIPOLI
(Own report) - In the prelude to an EU "mission" to Libya, German government advisors are insisting on stronger German engagement in that country. The country is socially highly fractured and "instable," according to a recent study published by the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP). Many militias are still in tact, with . . .

Action Plan - Libya
2011/10/10
BERLIN/TRIPOLI
(Own report) - The German Minister of the Economy, Philipp Rösler, will visit Tripoli this month to acquire the largest share possible of Libya's restructured economy. Following the overthrow of Gadhafi, the country's business relationships will be completely reoriented. Particularly France, Great Britain, and the USA, the main military belligerents against Gadhafi, ushering the new . . .

More Important than Human Rights
2011/09/07
BERLIN/TRIPOLI
(Own report) - Ten years after the 9/11 terror attacks, the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe is demanding clarification of the involvement of German authorities in crimes committed in the framework of the so-called "war on terror" and their cover-up. "Systematic violations of human rights" were committed, as the CIA abducted . . .

The Libyan Strategy
2011/09/01
BERLIN/TRIPOLI
(Own report) - German government advisors and publicists are suggesting that the war on Libya can serve as a model for future western military interventions. According to their analyses, the war against Libya is following the example of what the West considers as its successful war against Yugoslavia, where NATO served as the air force . . .

Different From the Americans
2011/07/12
TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI/BERLIN
(Own report) - The serious tensions developing among the countries attacking Libya are enhancing Germany's future chances of influence on this North African country. Following rather frankly expressed annoyance on the part of Italy, France is also dropping out of war alliance and is surging ahead with negotiations with the Gadhafi clan. The fact that . . .

First Time going it Alone
2011/03/22
TRIPOLI/PARIS/BERLIN
(Own report) - After several days of Libya being heavily bombarded, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending the German abstention in the UN Security Council vote on the current attacks. There is "always a division of labor in the international arena," is how Merkel explained the non-participation of the German Bundeswehr. There are also other . . .

The Collapse of a Partner Regime (II)
2011/02/25
TRIPOLI/BERLIN
(Own report) - German warships are on course to Libya. As was confirmed by the German defense ministry, a combat unit logistical support vessel and two frigates have been dispatched to the coastal waters of civil war torn Libya. Officially the mission is the repatriation of German citizens. But in reality, the presence of German . . .

Collapse of a Partner Regime (I)
2011/02/23
TRIPOLIS/BERLIN
(Own report) - Berlin and the EU are reacting to the massacres of demonstrators in Libya with new measures to ward off refugees. While a steady flow of new reports of Libya's repressive forces' bloody exactions against the protesters are reaching the public, Brussels has given its EU's anti-refugee agency, Frontex, orders to ward off . . .

Beneficiary of Repression
2011/01/31
CAIRO/NOUAKCHOTT/TRIPOLI/BERLIN
(Own report) - The Egyptian population's revolt against the government of President Mubarak is continuing. Along with the other western powers, who had financed this dictatorship for decades, Berlin is seeking to have people forget its support for the authoritarian elites ranging from Egypt, Libya and extending even to Mauritania and is now appealing for . . .

Miscalculation
2007/08/07
PARIS/BERLIN/TRIPOLI
(Own report) - With distinct warnings, the government in Berlin is pressuring the French government to relinquish some of its new president's main foreign and economic policy projects. The reason behind this pressure is the agreement whereby France furnishes Libya nuclear equipment and armament. Though Germans have been involved for over a year in preparing . . .

Three fronts
2006/09/12
DAKAR/TRIPOLIS/KIEW/BERLIN
(Own report) - After his visit to Berlin, the Senegalese president, Abdoulaye Wade declared that he was prepared to continue cooperation with the European defense against refugees. Following a talk with German President, Horst Koehler, Wade made public that he will do everything, in the future, to keep Senegalese citizens in the country. Numerous Senegalese . . .

Master of the Seas
2006/08/10
BERLIN/BRUSSELS/DAKAR/TRIPOLI
(Own report) - The escalating hunt for refugees along the coasts of Africa, with German participation, is encountering resistance. The governments of Senegal and Libya, indicating inhumane practices by the European states, are refusing to place their territorial waters at the disposal of EU "border commandos". Despite the lack of an accord with Senegal, EU . . .

Detention Camp Specialists
2005/09/19
BERLIN/BRUSSELS/TRIPOLIS/MINSK
(Independent report) - The Berlin Interior Ministry wants to set up detention camps for refugees in central Africa, as well as in eastern Europe. It also wants to extend the current admission strategy on an international basis. This is confirmed by strategy papers of the Berlin Federal Ministry of the Interior and the European Commission. . . .

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