December 03, 2021

Germany’s Post-Merkel Security and Defense Policy, with Christian Mölling and Claudia Major

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Christian Mölling and Claudia Major

What does Germany’s new coalition treaty tell us about how the incoming government under Chancellor Olaf Scholz will approach security and defense policy? Christian Mölling and Claudia Major join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the implications of the transition for Germany, Europe, and the transatlantic relationship.

Christian Mölling is the research director at the German Council on Foreign Relations, where he also heads the Security and Defense Program.

Claudia Major is the Head of the International Security Division at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin. Her work focuses on security and defense policy in Europe and in a transatlantic context.

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