BRUSSELS/BERLIN | | kongo-kinshasa

BRUSSELS/BERLIN The European Union is preparing to follow Berlin's demands and fulfil its ,,objective global power potential". With its first military operation in Africa the EU-taskforce seeks to demonstrate that the EU is also capable of enforcing its models for the preservation of global order with military force. more…

WASHINGTON | | usa

WASHINGTON The US Congress is considering a law to prevent, if necessary with military force, charges of ,,Crimes against Humanity"when applied to US-interests. Among other things, this legislation is directed against German legal procedures which grant Berlin the right to prosecute globally such actual or fabricated crimes, ,,independent of the scene of the crime or the nationality of the participants."With that, the German-American disagreement over global definitions of legal titles applicable to attacks on third states ( ,,global domestic policy") continued with undiminished intensity. more…

OXFORD | | tschechische-republikslowakische-republik

OXFORD Germany played an important role in splitting Czechoslovakia and breaking up Yugoslavia in the Nineties. This is shown in a speech that was given by Miroslav Polreich, a former Czechoslovak OSCE-ambassador, in the year 2000 in Oxford. As Polreich explains, the German government also argued against a possible peaceful settlement of the then "ethnic" conflicts in Kosovo. more…

BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Own report) | | usa

BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Own report) While tensions between Berlin and Washington are stabilising, German foreign policy continues to be a source of division. While it is incumbent upon circles around the present administration to develop a long range competitive strategy, the present German political opposition attempts to reassure Washington. After respective contacts with the US administration, by Chancellor Schröder (SPD) in Berlin and regional premier Koch (CDU) in the USA, the possible advantage of a change of administration is being discussed in the German capital. The administration as well as the opposition are engaged in an effort to protect western influence on the German economy. more…

MUNICH |

MUNICH A German strategy paper on the future of the European Union foresees the disintegration of the EU and a ,,return to the power politics of former days"if the Berlin-driven ,,ascent of Europe to global power"is hindered by the ,,blockade mentality"of some members. The politically influential authors contrast the threat of this scenario against that of a ,,Superpower Europe"which will reach ,,power parity"with the USA and thereby achieve its rightful ,,objective, world-power potential". more…

WROCLAW |

WROCLAW Germany and France are strengthening their pressure on Poland. This is aimed at increasing the country's subordination to Berlin and Paris. In preceding months Poland had aligned itself with the war policy of the USA and thereby incurred the displeasure of the duped hegemonial power - Berlin. more…

AMSTERDAM/TOULOUSE |

AMSTERDAM/TOULOUSE Efforts to attain world power status, vis-à-vis the United States, by establishing an independent European military power, are already noticeable in the armaments industry. Berlin and Paris, instead of a US corporation, prevailed in obtaining a significant contract for the A 400M-military transport aircraft for a European consortium. It is said, that only independent control over military technology ,,will provide the Europeans with the necessary power base to represent their common interests in the context of global policies". more…

BERLIN/BRUSSELS |

BERLIN/BRUSSELS Berlin demands ,,reorganisation of the European space program", which will make it available for raising German-European ambitions to world power status, particularly with respect to defence. With the ,,reorganisation"of space programs, Berlin, with the approval of Paris and in spite of delays created by Great Britain's resistance, seeks access to the resources of the EU member states. more…

KALININGRAD | | russische-foederation

KALININGRAD Soldiers of the German Wehrmacht are to have a monument erected to them on Russian territory - in a cemetery in Kaliningrad which is the last resting-place of prisoners of war, murdered by the Germans by being used in experiments. The erection of the monument, which makes the memories of the Nazis' experiments on humans secondary to that of the invaders is meeting with resistance, as have many other attempts to honour the German aggressors. more…

GDANSK/BERLIN (Own report) |

GDANSK/BERLIN (Own report) The transfer of national sovereign rights to German police authorities is being publicly discussed in Poland. The debate concerns German plans to tranfer several thousand uniformed officials to Poland's eastern borders. There the Berlin officials would be in charge of order. more…