Boris Pistorius

German Minister of Defense

Programs: Foreign & Security PolicyCategory: Analysis, Podcast

Boris Pistorius took office as Minister of Defense on January 19, 2023. The Minister of Defense is the commander-in-chief of the German armed forces. A member of the Social Democratic Party, Minister Pistorius previously served as the Minister of Interior and Sport in the state of Lower Saxony from 2013 to 2023 and as Mayor of the city of Osnabrück from 2006 to 2013.

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Episode 105: Steadfast, Capable, and Ready: An Address by H.E. Boris Pistorius, German Minister of Defense

In this special episode of The Zeitgeist, we are sharing German Minister of Defense Boris Pistorius’ address at an event hosted by AGI and Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced …