Germany’s Uncertain Power

Foreign Policy of the Berlin Republic

  • Hanns W. Maull

Part of the New Perspective in German Studies book series (NPG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Hanns W. Maull
      Pages 1-12
  3. Domestic and European Sources of German Foreign Policy

  4. Security Policy Issues: Between NATO and the European Union

  5. Bilateralism and Multilateralism: European and Transatlantic Dimensions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Sebastian Harnisch, Siegfried Schieder
      Pages 95-108
    3. Günter Joetze
      Pages 152-165
  6. Foreign Economic Policies

  7. The Outer Circle of German Foreign Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Jörn-Carsten Gottwald
      Pages 247-259
  8. Conclusion: Uncertain Power—German Foreign Policy into the Twenty-First Century

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 287-296

About this book


This comprehensive, in-depth assessment of the German foreign policy record under the Red-Green government of Gerhard Schröder and Joschka Fischer from 1998 to 2005, produced by a team of German and international experts, explores the idea of continuity and the sources, depths and directions of German foreign policy.


Bundeswehr conflict Europe European policy European security European Union European Union (EU) foreign policy Germany government intervention Israel NATO Policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Hanns W. Maull
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TrierGermany

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