Tag: Germany

Points to wider western involvement in Ukraine war and association with Neo-Nazi Battalion Left amidst the ruins of the Azov battalion’s headquarters in Mariupol were the business cards from the German embassy. One was of an attaché named Michael Faul, a Canadian colonel named Colonel Brian Irwin and the French...
Fire-fighting foams used on bases worldwide are contaminating the environment and endangering public health. Günther Schneider, a farmer from Binsfeld, Germany, has photos that show what the stream that flows through the village of Binsfeld looks like when aqueous film-forming foam is released from a fire suppression system in...
Part 1: Old Nazi Networks and Cold War Crooks While voter support for Germany’s most powerful party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), had been crumbling in the course of the current legislation period (2017-2021), with the onset of the coronavirus crisis, the tables have turned importantly in favor of the...
Many still see Germany as a beacon of stability in an increasingly polarized Europe, with the Christian Democratic chancellor Angela Merkel leading the country for 15 years in a row by now. But the façade of ostensible perdurability is crumbling quickly as the country currently experiences rather drastic shifts in its political power structure,...
The recent assassination of the Christian democrat Walter Lübcke, president of the Kassel governmental district, by right-wing extremists, marks the first murder of a politician in Germany in over half a century. It comes at a time in which there is a significant surge of white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups in Germany and...
Executive Summary The Russian-German far-right relationship encompasses three ecosystems: first, the main German far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), because of its electoral success and ability to influence “high politics”; second, several echo chambers—peripheral “think tank” institutions and individuals without visibility on the broad German political landscape; and third, the...