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January 25, 2022

Flash Release: Constanze Stelzenmüller and Jana Puglierin React to Germany’s Approach to Ukraine

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Jana Puglierin and Constanze Stelzenmüller

The strength of Germany’s support for Ukraine and the overall cohesion of NATO has come under question after Germany blocked Estonia from sending German-made howitzer artillery to Ukraine. In continuation of our series of rapid reactions to this constantly developing crisis between Russia and Ukraine, Constanze Stelzenmüller and Jana Puglierin join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss how events are likely to unfold in the upcoming weeks.

Constanze Stelzenmüller is an expert on German, European, and transatlantic foreign and security policy, and strategy. She is the inaugural holder of the Fritz Stern Chair on Germany and Transatlantic Relations in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution.

Jana Puglierin is the head of the Berlin office and a Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. She directs ECFR’s Re:shape Global Europe project and has also advised the German Bundestag as an expert on arms control and non-proliferation.

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