Kaiser Wilhelm II's aims in foreign policy

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  • Kaiser Wilhelm II's aims in foreign policy
    • France
      • The Kaiser was determined to challenge the Entente Cordiale by interfering in French interests in Morocco.
    • Russia
      • Wilhelm II fully supported the interests of Austria-Hungary in the Balkans. This infuriated Russia.
    • Britain
      • Wilhelm's actions did much to create rivalry with Britain
        • He was determined to expand the German Empire and find a 'place in the sun'.
          • This policy of Weltpolitik threatened British interests in the Turkish Empire, Africa and the Far East
        • He was determined to build up a German navy. This threatened British naval supremacy.


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