Peter Beyer, a Member of the German Bundestag (Mitglieder des Bundestages) from the Christian Democratic Union of Germany, answers questions about Germany's military expenditure, security interests, and the needs of their NATO allies. Listen to the full video to hear what Peter says about US-EU relations, the Russia-Ukraine war, and Germany's upcoming plans.
Welcome to FO° Interview, a program where we interview interesting minds from around the world. I am Christopher Roper Schell, your moderator. I am Contributing Editor at Fair Observer and a Partner at Fair Observer Intelligence. My guest today is Peter Beyer, a German politician who has been a member of the Bundestag, the German federal parliament, since 2009.
Peter is a member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), the center-right party that, until recently, was led by Angela Merkel and, before that, was led by Helmut Kohl. Peter served as the coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation at the Federal Foreign Office in the fourth Merkel coalition government from 2018 to 2021.
Peter is a lawyer by training with a keen interest in history. He is a foreign policy wonk with insightful views on the world. So, we are looking forward to an interesting conversation today.
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