On December 6th 2022, MIWI economist Yuri Kofner hosted a discussion live from Washington D.C. with Gerold Otten, member of the German Bundestag (AfD), member of the defence committee of the German Bundestag, colonel (OF-5) of the German Luftwaffe and former sales director for Airbus Defence and Space, on “Transatlantic defence cooperation and German sovereignty”. The discussed topics were:
- The future of warfare: lessons from the war in Ukraine
- New German 100 bln euro defence budget: Where are the armament orders going?
- NATO after Ukraine: Is the European army still on the table?
Watch the 30-minute interview here: