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99 Luftballons

18.11.2022|

Rückblick auf „Der russische Angriffskrieg gegen die Ukraine und der Westen-was steht uns noch bevor?“ Musiksalon der Diplomatischen Akademie, Mittwoch,  16. November 2022  Von Wolfgang Geißler Frühmorgens um 7 Uhr fiel mein Blick auf die Inbox meines Smartphones und was lese ich? „99 Luftballons“.  Ein gewisser Klaus Herrmann im ... Weiterlesen >

Ein eisiger Abend

09.11.2022|

Rückblick auf das Eisstockschießen und Eisbaden am Dienstag, 8. November 2022 im Badeschiff Franz Josefs-Kai 4 (bei Urania) 1010 Wien. Von Wolfgang Geißler Der See war fast vollständig zugefroren, sodass nur bei der Treppe im Wöhrseebad ein klitzekleiner kreisförmiger Bereich eisfrei war. Es schneite und wir zogen Kleidungsstück um ... Weiterlesen >

Halleluja!

07.11.2022|

Darf ich Euch auf ein Gedankenexperiment einladen? Stellen wir uns vor, wir hätten zur Verfügung: eine mehr als 800 Jahre alte Domkirche zur nächtlichen Stunde einen Chor von schätzungsweise 70 Sängern und "allem Drum und Dran", also mit Dirigent, Solist und Organistin die Highlights der Englischen Chormusik Stellen wir ... Weiterlesen >

Policy Papers

Policy Paper No. 31

08.11.2022|


America votes – three scenarios

written by Dr Josef Braml (Trilateral Commission)
translated from German by Wolfgang Geissler

On November 8, America will re-elect the House of Representatives and a third of the Senate – but there is so much more at stake. It’s about the future of the USA, democracy and a possible comeback by Donald Trump. The USA expert Josef Braml outlines three scenarios for “The Pioneer”, which could happen depending on the election’s outcome. 

On November 8, US voters cannot directly confirm or vote out the President. But via the midterm elections, even if only all 435 MPs … Weiterlesen >

Political Sea-Change in Britain

24.10.2022|

by Dr Melanie Sully |  Poltical Scientist, ABS Board Member In 1979 that shrewd politician James Callaghan remarked: “You know there are times, perhaps once every 30 years, when there is a sea-change in politics. It then does not matter what you say or do. There ... Weiterlesen >

Policy Paper No. 29

16.06.2022|

Improving the UK-EU Relationship Written by Eric Cummings (European & International Analysts Group, London) INTRODUCTION Since the UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 there have been many suggestions for building on the basic arrangements laid down in the Withdrawal Agreement and the subsequent Trade ... Weiterlesen >

ABS Blog

The Winner is…Qatar! Really?

16.11.2022|

The controversial FIFA World Cup 2022 by Jochen Ressel 2021, I already thought that in November 2022 it will be time for another ABS Blog article with content related to the same issue – at the time when the FIFA World Cup in Qatar is due to commence. But ... Weiterlesen >

The Brexit Effect

11.11.2022|

Impact evidence of a major decision based on the Financial Times documentary of the same name summarised by Jochen Ressel “The decision of the UK to leave the European Union is an act of self-harm” says Chris Giles, FT’s Economic Director, very clearly at the beginning of the ... Weiterlesen >

The Art of Diplomacy

09.11.2022|

Helpful for any negotiation BY ALEXANDER CHRISTIANI If you ask someone what is” diplomacy?” you get very different answers. But it’s rather simple: diplomacy in a nutshell is “successful and winsome leadership in dealing with people” – no more no less – whether you are engaged in international ... Weiterlesen >

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Members of the Royal Family and representatives of His Royal Highness's many charities and interests gathered at Westminster Abbey to celebrate the life and work of this extraordinary public figure. ... See more

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Und hier ist er schon, der Nachbericht zu einer weiteren großartigen #AustroBritishSociety-Veranstaltung, bei der Botschafter a.D. Dr. Alexander Christiani mit humorvollen Aspekte des diplomatischen ... See more