In an interview with Le Grand Continent magazine, Macron called on Europe to use the change of administration in the US to build up its security autonomy, saying the US would respect the continent only if it were sovereign in defense matters. He called Kramp-Karrenbauer's comments about Europe's reliance on the US a "misinterpretation of history." … [Read more...] about German defense minister: Europe still depends on US for security
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Kramp-Karrenbauer has urged German lawmakers to publicly address "inconvenient truths." By this, she means the European Union's geopolitical situation and especially its rivalry with China. Fellow conservative lawmaker Ralph Brinkhaus does not seem to share her view. The leader of the parliamentary group of the Christian Democrats (CDU) recently expressed regret that foreign policy issues could, "unfortunately," play a role in the lead-up to the 2021 general elections. … [Read more...] about Opinion: What role will the EU play in foreign affairs?
"But there is a need for improvement," he added. "Those affected were no longer promoted, partially dismissed or deprived of their pension. The considerable financial damage caused by the German armed forces significantly exceeds the proposed €3,000. The armed forces must now show responsibility for this." … [Read more...] about Germany: Angela Merkel agrees to compensate gay soldiers over discrimination
What will happen with the data? The Luftwaffe said the transportable GESTRA system represented a "new era for Germany and Europe in space observation." It's scheduled to start contributing to ASOC data-gathering operations next month. … [Read more...] about German military launches space junk tracking system
US election: World leaders who have not congratulated Joe Biden Russian President Vladimir Putin Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the Kremlin will refrain from commenting on Biden's victory until legal challenges to the election are resolved and the result is official. "Certain legal procedures are coming there, which were announced by the incumbent president, therefore this situation is different, so we consider it correct to wait for the official announcement." … [Read more...] about France’s Macron calls for European independence ahead of Pompeo meeting