Christoph Schult


Artikel von Christoph Schult
Foreign Policy Shift: Skepticism of German-Israeli Friendship Growing in Berlin
SPIEGEL ONLINE - International - April 29, 2016, 06:38 PM

Top Berlin officials are becoming less inclined to unconditionally support Israel. With the two-state solution increasingly unlikely, there is concern that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is "instrumentalizing" Germany's friendship. mehr...

Turkish-German Pact: EU Split by Merkel's Refugee Plan
SPIEGEL ONLINE - International - February 12, 2016, 06:15 PM

Angela Merkel has held six meetings with the Turkish government in the hopes of forging a solution to the refugee crisis. But with most of the leverage in Ankara, progress has been slow. Worse yet, Berlin's plan has split the EU into two rival camps. mehr...

Steinmeier in Iran und Saudi-Arabien: Pendeldiplomatie zwischen Erzfeinden
SPIEGEL ONLINE - Politik - 02.02.2016, 22:06 Uhr

Der Streit zwischen Iran und Saudi-Arabien soll die Friedensgespräche für Syrien nicht gefährden. Bei der Reise von Außenminister Steinmeier in die Region geht es daher viel um Diplomatie - und wenig um Menschenrechte. mehr...

Unintended Consequences: Merkel's Reliance on Turkey Makes Life Worse for Refugees
SPIEGEL ONLINE - International - January 31, 2016, 09:26 PM

Chancellor Angela Merkel asked Turkey to help reduce the number of refugees coming to Europe. But instead of closing its Aegean coast to migrant smugglers, Ankara shut its border with Syria, making it difficult for those threatened by the war to leave. mehr...

Stemming the Flow: Berlin Hunts for Back-Up Plan in Refugee Crisis 
SPIEGEL ONLINE - International - January 22, 2016, 06:57 PM

Officially, the German government wants a Europe-wide solution to the Continent's mounting refugee problem. Behind the scenes, though, Berlin is searching for a Plan B to solve the crisis. Is the country moving closer to closing its borders? mehr...

Israeli-German Relations: Polemics Have No Place in True Friendships
SPIEGEL ONLINE - International - December 11, 2015, 10:07 AM

With dubious Holocaust comparisons, the German Israel lobby is making life difficult for supporters of the Jewish state in Germany. Polemics should have no place in the relationship. mehr...

Slippery Slope: Are German Ground Troops Inevitable in Syria?
SPIEGEL ONLINE - International - December 08, 2015, 12:37 PM

Germany has approved the deployment of reconnaissance planes, a frigate and support personnel to support the fight against Islamic State in Syria. Experts say IS can't be defeated with air strikes alone. Will Germany ultimately be forced to send in ground troops? mehr...