Bye Bye Merkel Doctrine German Foreign Policy Shifts Focus to Refugees

With the refugee crisis showing no signs of abating, Germany is rapidly changing its foreign and security policy focus. Gone are the days of democracy promotion. Now the primary goal is that of preventing people from migrating to Europe. By SPIEGEL Staff
Germany's military may be facing greater involvement overseas as Berlin seeks to fight the causes of the refugee crisis.

Germany's military may be facing greater involvement overseas as Berlin seeks to fight the causes of the refugee crisis.

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