German Armed Forces Modernize, Build Cyber Defenses

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Last year’s White Paper on German Security Policy lays out the country’s future security and defense trajectory. It omits the politically charged element of security and defense in a country with a Nazi past. It lays out a clear path toward increasing defense resources. And it lists Russia as a threat. The Cipher Brief’s Kaitlin Lavinder asked Christian Mölling, Deputy Director at the Research Institute of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), if the approach outlined in the White Paper indicates that Germany is remilitarizing and, if so, when the movement began and why. 

The Cipher Brief: Is it accurate to view what Germany’s defense policy restructuring and armed forces build-up as remilitarization?

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