Europe and the world crises: lack of responsibility of a first-class

Of his nature here Wolfgang Ischinger is actually not a man, prone to pessimism and gloom. However, as the Chairman of the Munich security conference looked a f

Europe and the world crises: lack of responsibility of a first-class

Of his nature here Wolfgang Ischinger is actually not a man, prone to pessimism and gloom. However, as the Chairman of the Munich security conference looked a few days ago on the crises and conflicts of the world, there was in his analysis of little, from which he could draw Confidence. "We have more crises and gruesome operations, as you can imagine," said Ischinger. The world has become in the past few years, dangerous.

Klaus-Dieter Frankenberger

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In his judgment, who carry much of the blame, practiced in the former German career diplomat with no restraint. The international community and the EU in particular, have failed in the search for peace solutions in many places. Perhaps nowhere is the failure had been unforgivable, as in Syria.

Again, Inger took over the European Union in particular: In nine years, almost as long as the Syrian (civil)war now, have made the EU not a single attempt to bring the countries involved to the table. The "irresponsibility of the first class of the European Union and all its member States". So upset, almost angry, and probably perplexed perplexed beyond all Appeals, to take on more responsibility – has experienced Ischinger rare.

If so, again this weekend heads of state and government, Foreign and defense Ministers, security advisers, politicians and business people from all over the world in the Bayerischer Hof in Munich to come together, you have a lot to discuss. The world political locations are hard to overlook, the list of conflicts is long, and longer; the consequences of climate change, digitization and Migration for citizens, companies and States, are far-reaching and dramatic. As the conference program. The security conference, the exhibition, which is an almost intimate gathering of avowed and practicing was Atlanticist, has become a global Problem with a global circle of participants.

The alienation is not due to Trump alone

And yet it still has a "Atlantic nuclear". Every year in February in Munich the pulse of transatlantic relations. It is not with them at the Moment to the Best is known. The political estrangement between the United States and "Europe" is larger. Not only that, but to not also do just a little with the current occupant of the White house; it has a lot to do with the changing priorities of the American world politics and, consequently, with the shifts in the political and economic Weights in the world, index of China's rise.

Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 21:19

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