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The corona pandemic is a catalyst for conflict dynamics. How these develop in the military areas is of central interest for the strategic planning of resources and deployment of armed forces. Appropriate scenarios must be shown in order to prepare decision-makers and practitioners in security policy as well as the public for possible trends. The Federal Government, as President of the EU Council and as a member of the UN Security Council, must act in these bodies Use creative leeway.

The corona pandemic is a catalyst for conflict dynamics. How these develop in the military areas is of central interest for the strategic planning of resources and deployment of armed forces. Appropriate scenarios must be shown in order to prepare decision-makers and practitioners in security policy as well as the public for possible trends. The Federal Government, as President of the EU Council and as a member of the UN Security Council, must use the leeway given in these bodies.

The outbreak of Covid-19 has challenged, if not completely revised, budgetary decisions, and therefore military planning, in many countries. The term “hard power” plays an important role in political science. “Hard power” means all possibilities to impose your own will on another actor. In political science, the Iraq war and intervention in Afghanistan are cited as examples of the use of “hard power”. In both cases, a change in government relations was forced with military force.

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