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Roderick Parkes

Dr. Roderick Parkes is Head of Research at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin and directs its Alfred von Oppenheim Centre on the Future of Europe. He has held senior research positions at think tanks in Brussels, Warsaw, Paris and Stockholm.

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Inside out: Europe’s accidental empire builders

Roderick Parkes argues that power within the EU may get turned inside-out if Germany does not adapt to the geostrategic context

Germany’s strategic culture is changing, but in odd ways

Dr Roderick Parkes analyses Germany’s strategic culture and the leadership style of Olaf Scholz