In this recent Financial Times piece, Ulrich Speck, Publicist for Global Europe and former AICGS Fellow, argues that Germany must finally decide the level of power is wishes to exert within Europe and on the global stage. While the nation may be content pushing through with the status quo, major global issues–particularly the ongoing financial …Read More

He’s done it again. Mario Draghi, the head of the European Central Bank, has worked his magic and achieved exactly what he set out to do. This time, he talked down the euro. Draghi barely mentioned the currency in his prepared remarks in the press conference after the regular meeting of the governing council, merely …Read More

In this recent piece from Gunther Hellmann–Senior Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy and former AICGS Fellow–entitled “Mali, the Bundeswehr and Germany Passing Passion for “Talk,” which originally appeared with the Transatlantic Academy, explores the changing dynamic of military capacity and aims within Germany and its society. Germany’s allies, and in particular the United States, have …Read More

A new report by the Allensbach Institute was recently referenced in an article in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung  with a focus on attitudes in Germany toward the United States. The article suggested that there is a decline in positive views of the U.S., and that there is in fact an increasing level of anti-American sentiment.  We …Read More