German Navy Chief Vows Long-term Commitment to Indo-Pacific
By Mari Yamaguchi
In Tokyo for a port call by the frigate Bayern, the German navy chief underscored his country's concerns about freedom of navigation in the Indo-Pacific.
How a German Frigate in the South China Sea May Upend Beijing-Berlin Relations
By Larissa Stünkel and Marc Lanteigne
As Merkel’s lengthy term comes to an end, the frigate deployment may be the beginning of a sea change in Germany’s China approach.