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European security: Is Germany fit for combat?

November 9, 2023

The Bundeswehr is facing shortages in equipment, funding, and men willing to fight. How important are Germany's armed forces for European security? Our guests: Markus Kaim (SWP), Ulrike Franke (ECFR), and John Kampfner (British journalist)

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John Kampfner,

British journalist and author.


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Markus Kaim,

senior fellow with the German Institute for International and Security Affairs.



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Ulrike Franke,

senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations.



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