Big Picture: Key Priorities for Germany's National Security Strategy

In their coalition agreement, Germany’s governing parties agreed to develop a National Security Strategy” – a first for the country. A mere few months later, it is clear that this undertaking falls into a time of massive upheaval. Much that was supposedly certain no longer is since Russia invaded Ukraine. The international reaction to the war dominates news headlines and meeting agendas. But strategies are about the long view. So what are the big questions that Germany’s government needs to answer? And how should they go about it?