15 Nov 2022

Germany and Austria: amid de-Christianization and Islamization

By |2022-11-15T14:21:52+01:0015 November 2022|Categories: Commenti e opinioni, Immigrazione e Demografia|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Is the specter of Islamization just right-wing scaremongering? Or is it a warning about the possible future of Western Europe if its nations do not change their migration, education and family policies?

3 Aug 2022

GDR and Weimar echoes: energy rationing kicks off in Germany

By |2022-08-03T13:23:19+02:003 August 2022|Categories: Commenti e opinioni, Politica estera|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Which winter lies ahead for Germany? A dark winter, and that is not a metaphor. The governing parties and the media across the Alps are informing the population about the energy rationing coming this fall.

12 Jul 2022

Identitarians win (but don't overwhelm) in the AfD congress

By |2022-07-12T12:10:18+02:0012 July 2022|Categories: Commenti e opinioni, Politica estera|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The 13th Alternative für Deutschland congress held in Riesa, Saxony, ended a few hours early. The cause of the unexpected event was the Ukrainian conflict, which ended up representing yet another opportunity for confrontation between the two components of the German sovereignist party.

9 Jun 2022

Germany: toward green terrorism?

By |2022-06-09T11:36:49+02:009 June 2022|Categories: Commenti e opinioni, Politica estera|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

German environmental movements have moved easily from words to deeds, initiating a series of mobilizations, bordering on violence, that are little talked about in the rest of Europe.

4 May 2022

How Germany will spend its new military budget

By |2022-05-04T20:54:41+02:004 May 2022|Categories: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

We know the budget but what will be the German military's shopping list? Nothing is certain yet, but something has already leaked out. The German armed forces seem to be in need of a real re-foundation

31 Mar 2022

Germany rearms itself and prepares to (re-)reckon with its past

By |2022-03-31T10:51:11+02:0031 March 2022|Categories: Commenti e opinioni, Politica estera|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Scholz's announcement to allocate 2% of German GDP to Defense represents a political earthquake in Germany. Forced now to question many certainties that had themselves become constitutive of Germany's post-Cold War political identity.

18 Feb 2022

Ukraine: winners and losers (for now...)

By |2022-02-18T11:02:31+01:0018 February 2022|Categories: Commenti e opinioni, Politica estera|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

The crisis in Ukraine is far from over; rather, we can say that it is heading towards the conclusion of a round. Let us therefore try to draw some lessons from this red-hot round. In a nutshell, the question is only one: who won and who lost?

14 Feb 2022

Germany in chaos - and now the vaccine passport is wavering

By |2022-02-14T11:59:25+01:0014 February 2022|Categories: Commenti e opinioni, Politica estera|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Scholz government is creaking, and creaking on restrictions. FDP group leader in the Bundestag Christian Dürr has made it known that his party has no intention of voting for the extension of anticovid measures.

1 Feb 2022

Germany, the weak link in the rigorist front, is where the Green Pass nightmare could end.

By |2022-02-01T12:56:16+01:001 February 2022|Categories: Commenti e opinioni, Politica estera|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

For a convergence of historical and political reasons, Germany is the weakest link in the neo-authoritarian European triad that it makes up with France and Italy. Between polls, inflation and international tensions, it does not seem that the government will be able to insist on a hard line for long.

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