Russia, Germany and the European Order

Guest lecture by Karsten D. Voigt on conflicting geo-strategic concepts, smaller and bigger nations: concert of big powers or fair balance of interests?

Karsten D. Voigt is member of the board of Aspen Germany and Senior Associate fellow and member of the presidium of the German Council on Foreign Policy. From 1976-1998 he was member of the German Bundestag. There he served as Foreign Policy Speaker of the Social Democratic Fraction from 1983-1998.

For many years he was chairman of the German-Soviet and later the German-Russian parliamentary group. From 1992-1994 he was elected as Vice-president and from 1994-1996 as President of the Parliamentary Assembly of NATO. From 1999-2010 he served as the German-American Coordinator in the Federal Foreign Office.

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