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Executive Institutions Chancellor Cabinet President Mark German Politics Dr The current German Executive institution differs from that of the Weimar Republic in that the chancellor does not share executive power with the president of the Republic I found this fact rather confusing in the beginning of the section however after reading the section on the president of the Republic things strarted to come together Interestingly enough it is not uncommon for a chancellor through top aids to leak criticisms to the media of the ministers in his cabinate On the other hand the president seems to pose as a non-partisan check simply implimenting the will of parliament Focusing now on the stronger of the two heads of the executive Republic the chancellor enjoys greater national control I was surprised to find out that the chancellor becomes commander-in-chief of the military during wartime In addition throughout the chapter I got the feeling that although the chancellor has a cabinet with ministers the chancellor ultimately makes the decisions-the cabinet merely approves them The chancellors ministers make up a non-working cabinet or simply put is not a policy making body Switching topics for a moment one part of the reading I found particularly interesting had to do with the military a couple years before and after unification Strangely enough prior to unification in 1982 only 32 of all adult German citizens stated that they were willing to fight for their country compared to 70 in the US and 60 in Britian Evidently a powerful surge of a nationwide peace movement claied responsibility for this percentage The military after unification was a fascinating dilema in its own right As a former East German communist swaps uniforms for a German Republic uniform what is going through his or her mind Is there displaced loyalty-a longing for the old ways of
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