Frigate Bayern in the Pacific: The Return of German Gunboat Diplomacy?

By Moritz Brake and Sebastian Bruns The German government recently announced the deployment of the frigate Bayern to the South China Sea. With this deployment, Berlin is aiming to send a strong signal to its European and American allies. However, it is one that comes with an exit strategy of a kind that is unique … Continue reading Frigate Bayern in the Pacific: The Return of German Gunboat Diplomacy? →

Frigate Bayern in the Pacific: The Return of German Gunboat Diplomacy?
By Moritz Brake and Sebastian Bruns The German government recently announced the deployment of the frigate Bayern to the South China Sea. With this deployment, Berlin is aiming to send a strong signal to its European and American allies. However, it is one that comes with an exit strategy of a kind that is unique … Continue reading Frigate Bayern in the Pacific: The Return of German Gunboat Diplomacy?