World Politics Review: Germany’s New Government Could Spell Trouble for the Visegrad Four

The director of our Brussel's office, Žiga Faktor, gave a commentary to World Politics Review on their new article Germany's New Government Could Spell Trouble for the Visegrad Four. The New German Government had been getting positive reviews even before it took office in early December. But not everyone is pleased with the new coalition government, one of which is Viktor Orban.

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Policy Paper: Czech-Russian Escalation as a Case of Deeper EU-Russia Crisis: Time for a United and Credible Action

Pavel Havlíček, an analyst at the AMO Research Centre, has written a policy paper for our Brussels office on the Czech-Russian escalation as a case of a deeper crisis between the EU and Russia. In his article, he also makes recommendations for the European Union. The text was written during a research stay in Brussels, which was facilitated by our Brussels office with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

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Čro Plus: Priorities of the French Presidency and meeting with the V4

What can the upcoming French Presidency of the Council of the European Union mean for the Czech Republic, especially given that it will be immediately followed by the Czech Presidency? Can it be assumed that France and the V4 countries will converge on energy issues and move away from, for example, Germany, which is striving for nuclear-free and carbon-free energy? Does nuclear energy have the potential to become green energy for the French? How do France and the V4 countries need or not need Nord Stream 2? These and other questions were answered by analyst Kateřina Davidová on Czech Radio.

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iRozhlas: Scholz's cabinet is an experiment seeking a new beginning. It wants modernisation and a tougher approach towards Russia and China

Our researcher Kateřina Davidová is featured in an article by iRozhlas.cz, which focuses on what the new German government headed by Social Democrat Olaf Scholz promises to do when he replaces outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday after 16 years. What to expect from the new government in Berlin?

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e15.cz: What Merkel's successors are planning: wage increase, digitalization and continuation of Nord Stream 2

What will the new government do for the environment? And how are German-Russian relations likely to develop? Our research associate Tereza Novotná and the institute's director Zdeněk Beránek contributed to this article on what the future German coalition is up to.

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SWP: Between change and continuity: European expectations towards Czech and German EU policies after the 2021 elections

For the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Žiga Faktor, Director of our Brussels office, and Zuzana Stuchlíková, Research Associate at EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, co-authored an article on the European expectations of the Czech and German governments' European policy.

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Čro PLUS: Ecological plans of the incoming German government

How is Germany going to achieve generating 80% of its energy from renewable sources by 2030? And is Germany's transmission system ready for such an increase in their share of electricity generation? These and more questions were answered by Kateřina Davidová, an analyst at EUROPEUM.

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Washington Examiner: Germany will continue to host US nuclear weapons, incoming government says

Despite strong anti-nuclear traditions within the major parties of the coalition, the incoming government has decided that Germany will continue to host US nuclear weapons. The EUROPEUM Director Zdeněk Beránek has commented on this topic for Washington Examiner.

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INVITATION: Transatlantic Relations in Review: Shared Values and Challenges

We would like to invite you to the debate “Transatlantic Relations in Review: Shared Values and Challenges”, which will take place in American Center at Tržiště 366, Malá Strana and will also be streamed online here on our Facebook page. The debate will take place on Thursday 18th November at 15:30.

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Radio Z: Hundreds of Middle Eastern migrants detained in Germany near the border with Poland in recent days, they entered the EU via Belarus

Martin Vokálek, Executive Director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, commented on current events on the Belarus-Polish border. Precisely because of migration, Poland extended the state of emergency on the border with Belarus. The problem will be discussed by the European Parliament.

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