Rupert Strachwitz

Rupert Strachwitz is a political scientist and historian.

Japan’s Imperial Misunderstanding

The abdication of Emperor Akihito of Japan causes us to rethink the nature of his rule.

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Can Germany Provide Global Solutions?

Germany’s leaders talk about taking on more responsibilities in world affairs. But the country’s government struggles with even basic forms of efficiency.

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Brexit: Britain Entering a State of Emergency

It seems less likely by the day that Britain can solve its Brexit problem in an orderly parliamentary process. The question is whether there are other options.

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What Mrs. Merkel’s Travel Trouble Says About Germany

The German Chancellor’s delayed arrival at the G-20 Summit is a telling tale of more widespread dysfunction in Germany’s public sector.

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UK: Slave to Europe?

With Brexit, the British government remains depressingly out of touch with the world.

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Brexit’s Real Purpose: Killing the EU?

From Murdoch to Mercer, there are deep-pocketed billionaires around the world that want to see the EU emasculated, if not abolished.

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Toward a Europe of the Regions? Brexit’s Real Implications

What do European citizens and politicians need to think about after the British vote?

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